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Chapter 04 – Tao is like a well

The Tao is like a well
used but never used up.
It is like the eternal void:
filled with infinite possibilities.

It is hidden but always present.
I don’t know who gave birth to it.
It is older than God.

 


Support Author: Stephen Mitchell
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