And speaking of Taoism, do you guys know the book, The Tao of Pooh? It sets out to explain Taoism through the wisdom and ways of Winnie the Pooh. And, you know what? It succeeds! It's a great book and you see how Pooh just keeps plugging along cheerfully, not too distracted by the vagaries of life. If there are honey and friends, it's all OK for Pooh. He knows the Nature of things just by being calm with life. He doesn't fight what is. He figures out how to go around with not too much effort. Taoism.
Are there thoughts or words that inspire you? Or maybe frighten you? Has anyone said something so appalling lately that you'd like to share with all of us? Did your kids say something cute?
Share here, and maybe your quote will become the quote of the week next week.
I'll leave you with something to think about for now on the importance of play (doesn't that sound like an oxymoron?):
Play is an essential function of the passage from immaturity to emotional maturity. Any individual without the opportunities for adequate play in early life will go on seeking them in the stuff of adult life.