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Diligent Practice: The Path to Knowledge

Brandon West, Contributor Waking Times Throughout our lives if we take the time to master each new idea that comes powerfully in our lives, each new habit or way of thinking or art or endeavor that we are inspired towards, then, with diligent practice, we will grow magnificently. All that is required is a new

The Tao and The Nature of Confusion

Daikan Basho, Contributing Writer Waking Times  We live in a complex world and simplicity is often difficult to come by. This is especially so in the world of intangible ideas about things such as the future. What the world should look like tomorrow. In seeking to manifest tomorrow, we participate in politics, religion, civics, activism, evangelism

Taoism and Anarchy

Mark Gillespie, Strike the Root Waking Times  I have studied many religions in my search for truth. In my searches, I embraced a few. I was a nominal Christian for many years and converted to Islam about six years ago. Of course, I have left all of those religions behind, in my never-ending quest for

How to Flow When the Torrents are Raging

Trinity Bourne, Contributor Waking Times Walking an authentic path in life Walking an authentic path in life can often be confusing. We might at times find ourselves torn whilst swirling in the torrent of life’s choices. How do we navigate the path and unleash our true beingness? The following story, originally by Chuang Tzu, offers

Let Go of Your Limitations In Order to Be Happy

Purpose Fairy  “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who   said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” Buddha The next thing from our list of 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy is to learn and to