Making Peace With Paradox

“Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.”
― Lao Tzu

Such a beautiful quote to remember as you move through each day. Where can you find softness and vulnerability in your life? Maybe it’s with a person, situation or possibly yourself? Wherever you may feel or sense rigidness, give in to it – loosen your grip, thoughts and judgements around it and start to find a sense of ease, pleasure and empowerment within this softness. Truth and beauty always come from one’s ability to open up, to truly open and give in to vulnerability. Embrace the paradoxes of life and while you may think of this as having or giving in to breakdown, it’s actually breakthrough.

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