Earth rendered thereby firm and sure.
The violent and strong do not die their natural death. I will make this the basis of my teaching.
Having arrived at this point of non-action, there is nothing which he does not do.
But I have three precious things which I prize and hold fast.
He who acts (with an ulterior purpose) does harm; he who takes hold of a thing (in the same way) loses his hold.
Gently eliminating all obstacles to his own understanding, he constantly maintains his unconditional sincerity. His humility, perseverance, and adaptability evoke the response of the universe and fill him with divine light.