This quote by Loa Tzu, the ancient Chinese philosopher, is an allusion with a least a few meanings. The first of which may be the observation that major transformations of self almost always come through the crucible of trial and tribulation, pain and suffering, and challenge. And these often seem like disasters that you may not survive when you are in the thick of them. Yet, more often than not, in the long run, they deliver the magnificent and beautiful new you!
This book presents the ancient wisdom of Lao Tzu in a fresh way to modern way, while remaining faithful to the poetic beauty of the work. It reveals the Tao Te Ching's immediate relevance and power, its depth and refreshing humor, in a way that shows better than ever before why it has been so much loved for more than 2,500 years.
This book presents 389 quotes from Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, sorted into 51 topics. In this way, the teachings and principles of Lao Tzu stand out with particular clarity, even for those just starting to explore Taoism.