Be Like the Tree that Bends in the Storm
When you are born, you are soft and happy.
When you die, you are grumpy and rigid.
When plants grow, they are light and flexible.
As they die, they become dry and brittle.
Grumpy, rigid, and brittle are the ways to death.
Happy, soft, and flexible are the ways to life.
Be like the tree that bends in the storm.
Make habits of flexibility, lightness, and yielding.
“Scattered thoughts develops scattered chi, and progress will be gradual. Focused mind leads to focused chi.”
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