Yield and Remain Whole

Yield and remain whole
Bend and remain straight
Be low and become filled
Be worn out and become renewed
Have little and receive
Have much and be confused

Therefore the sages hold to the one as an example for the world
Without flaunting themselves – and so are seen clearly
Without presuming themselves – and so are distinguished
Without praising themselves – and so have merit
Without boasting about themselves – and so are lasting

Because they do not contend, the world cannot contend with them
What the ancients called “the one who yields and remains whole”
Were they speaking empty words?
Sincerity becoming whole, and returning to oneself

~ Tao Te Ching, Chapter 22

Source: http://www.taoism.net/ttc/complete.htm

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Eid Mubarak! May Allah bless our Human Family as we continue to reach out to New Horizons. Ameen.

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May Allah SWT bless you, your families and communities at this auspicious time…

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