Failure is an opportunity

Recently a friend sent me a quote from the Tao te Ching by Lao Tzu. I could not help reading it again. Here’s another insightful thought to meditate on. Failure is an opportunity. If you blame someone else, there is no end to the blame. Therefore the Master fulfills her own obligations and corrects her…

Water by Lao-tzu

Here are a few long exposure photos that I took of water features and rivers from my recent visit to Bali, Indonesia. What better text to accompany them than wise words from Lao-tzu, author of the Tao te Ching. Verse 78 Tao te Ching (by Lao-tzu) Nothing in the world is as soft and yielding…

Quote & Photo by Dandapani

Be Yourself

white lily flower - Be Yourself

In counseling a teenager this week in NYC I told him to remember this always, that, “The only person you have to be is yourself”.

As part of the It Gets Better Project, President Obama shares his message of hope and support for LGBT youth who are struggling with being bullied.