Post by withinsilence on Oct 14, 2018 13:33:11 GMT
The subject is the name of the book used for this thread.
I will post an interpretation of each teaching as I see it. This may not be how you see it, and is not the only way to understand it. To thine own self be true.
Secrets on the Aquisition and Exercise of Power
Seven Arts of Covert Correspondence
1: Invigorating the Spirit
To invigorate is to give life to, to give energy to. Thus, giving is the Way of invigorating the Spirit.
To give is to let go To let go is to accept To accept is to trust To trust is to remain whole To remain whole is to be without restriction To be without restriction is to flow.
Energy flows freely through non-resistance Non-resistance is without restriction Without restriction there is no tension When there is no tension one is relaxed.
One who is relaxed is calm To be calm is to remain centered To be centered is to be peaceful In peacefulness is patience Patinece is allowing Allowing is open receptivity Open receptivity is giving without trying.
The Spirit abides in giving Giving is the Way of Nature To be one with nature is the foundation of the Sage Oneness is Unity Unity is the evolution of Spiritual Illumination
Creation happens as a result of coming together Coming together is the harmony of Yin & Yang Harmony is balance Balance is equality Equality is impartiality Impartiality is the Way of Nature The Way of Nature invigorates the Spirit.