Thirty spokes join at the hub:~ Tao Te Ching #11 By (author) Lao-Tzu, translated by Thomas Cleary
their use for the cart
is where they are not.
When the potter’s wheel makes a pot,
the use of the pot
is precisely where there is nothing.
When you open doors and windows for a room,
it is where there is nothing
that they are useful to the room.
Therefore being is for benefit,
Nonbeing is for usefulness.
This week’s topic was chosen by Eileen, who will be our ‘Sit-and-Share’ host on Monday. The topic is for contemplation, reflection and sharing at the online virtual ‘Sit-and-Share’ meditation meeting via Skype from 7:45 pm ready for a prompt start at 8 pm (UK time).
Please read ‘How to attend a Virtual Sit-and-Share meeting’ –
Closing dedication of Merit:
We dedicate the merits of this practice to all suffering beings.
May everyone be free of suffering, and the causes of suffering.
May everyone enjoy happiness, and the causes of happiness.
Keep sitting; and keep smiling.