Charm in Loss

“Think One, Not What’s Lost”
(Chuang Tzu)
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Little Austin who showed his schoolmates that he could do what they thought he could not was a real inspiration. It’s more than courage, it is being enlightened by loss and discrimination.Instead of mourning over what cannot be done, think what can be done at the moment.

“Use of No Use is Great Use.
(Chuang Tzu)

For any musician, loss of hearing would render him or her useless , a disability discriminated and doomed in any music career. Blessed with the profound sound of silence, Beethoven’s true nature emerged.
The melancholy music in Beethoven’s Emperor Piano Concerto Second Movement filled our eyes with tears and feelings of ineffable blessings, a beautiful signature of life.
A nonprofit organization uses abandoned race horses to help withdrawn children who may be considered useless by many, it is not just a vision but a noble mission to promote appreciation for everyone and everything around us; then we can see the potential to do good to someone or put something to good use.
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Quotes on Life and Death

Our hearts cry for those who lost loved ones in Belgium’s terrorist attacks.May we all find consolation in Chuang Tzu’s teachings on death and loss.

“What we exhaust is the firewood,
it’s the fire that passes on.
It knows no end.”
(Chuang Tzu).

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“Life and death is a matter of destiny,
just like day and night
is the law of the universe”.
(Chuang Tzu)

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“Let things change naturally
to cope with the unforeseeable change.
Go along with the change predestined. ”
(Chuang Tzu)

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“Life and Death are One.”
(Chuang Tzu)
How would I know I wouldn’t regret longing to live after I die?
Chuang Tzu

“Everything has a reason for being so.”
(Chuang Tzu)
Violinist’s touching article on Four Weddings & a Funeral.http://bit.ly/1jqQNhB

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“Nature gives us form,
belabors us with living,
eases us with old age
and lets us rest with death.
Therefore if life is good,
death is good as well.”
(Chuang Tzu)
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