Tai Chi Dao
I think of Tai Chi Dao as a path defined by the way we walk upon it.
Physically, we learn how to move precisely and under complete control while at the same time being totally aware of our environment and our opponents or partners.
Mentally, we learn how to put a pause on incoming signals from our environment and other people so that we can decide what to do rather than simply react without thinking.
Emotionally, we learn that keeping a cool heart makes walking the way more pleasant, as we also learn when a hot heart may be appropriate.
Spiritually, we learn how to be grateful for what we have and humble before that which is beyond understanding.
In our dreams, perhaps, we finish learning and we know the truth; but in reality we never stop learning, for it is how we walk the path is more important than where it goes.
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