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Life without ups and downs is not worth living............

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    kitty9posted 13 months ago

    Life is a struggle.Unless you don't struggle to achieve something you won't understand the true worth of that thing.What do you think about it?

  2. Luke Holm profile image95
    Luke Holmposted 13 months ago

    Careful. Not all of life is so black and white. If you want struggle you will find it. However, not everything requires struggle. Meditation, for example, should be completely without effort or struggle.  It should be something enjoyed and done on free accord.  The taoist mentality of wu wei, or no action, allows life to flow naturally.  Struggle often comes when going against the flow of the stream.  Wu wei lets go and let's it wash you where you were always meant to end up.  Everyone is hanging on for dear life. Let go and see where God takes you.

  3. simplehappylife profile image84
    simplehappylifeposted 13 months ago

    That's it, Luke!  I too follow the teachings of the Tao Te Ching and the philosophy of Wu Wei.  I'm so glad you brought it up smile 

    “Mastery of the world is achieved
    by letting things take their natural course.
    If you interfere with the way of Nature,
    you can never master the world.”

    1. Castlepaloma profile image75
      Castlepalomaposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Nature flows well, there are some rough waters, just go will the flow. Imagine Trump riding a dangerous roller coaster all his life.