Jan 18, 2019
One of our Members, Marla H. is looking for a job. We discuss "effortless effort" – a principle known as Wu wei in Taoist thought. What is "our part" in whatever we are doing? Whether we are looking for a job, our recovery, friends, relatives, or other affairs?
Here is a link to an online version of the Tao Te Ching...
Jan 10, 2019
This Chapter taught us that we can both learn from and help those we ignore much more than we realize. Every circumstance, every person, every emotion, every fear, every joy is our teacher. When we approach life impartially we can both benefit and contribute!
Here is a link to an online version of the Tao Te Ching that...
Jan 3, 2019
In this Chapter we discussed that when we are disturbed there is a problem within us and steps we can take to return to a state of peace and joy. The problem being within is great news! This means we can do something about it!
Here is a link to an online version of the Tao Te Ching that we use in every meeting;
Dec 27, 2018
This chapter is about the Greatness of our HP(Higher Power or Tao). We came from that Greatness and can learn to live in that Greatness every day, all day! We also discussed how our HP has changed in recovery and how to remove those fears and other character defects that are blocking the freedom we are seeking.
Dec 20, 2018
Notice how the natural flow of the Tao operates: It asks nothing of you as it provides you and everyone with unlimited supplies of food, air, water, sunshine, land, and beauty. It is always creating for the benefit of all, and it has no need for prideful boasting or demanding something in return. The journey of your...