11, Tao Te Ching


Thirty spokes share the wheel’s hub;
It is the center hole that makes it useful.
Shape clay into a vessel;
It is the space within that makes it useful.
Cut doors and windows for a room;
It is the holes which make it useful.
Therefore profit comes from what is there;
Usefulness from what is not there.





11, Tao Te Ching

2 thoughts on “11, Tao Te Ching

  1. I love this, really resonated – that perfect combination of the simple and the profound. A great pleasure to have met you – and lovely to find you on wordpress too. Thanks for leaving us the kind note, so we could keep in touch. Blessings, Harula x


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