Here’s what Tao Te Ching says about the value of nothing:

Are you too busy? Overwhelmed? Is your to-do list too long? Here’s what the Chinese “Tao Te Ching” says about the value of nothing:

Thirty spokes
meet in the hub.
Where the wheel isn’t
is where it’s useful.

Hollowed out,
clay makes a pot.
Where the pot’s not
is where it’s useful.

Cut doors and windows
to make a room.
Where the room isn’t,
is where it’s useful.

So the profit in what is
is in the use of what isn’t.

~ Tao Te Ching

Making time and space for nothing is a choice. Instead of feeling guilty for taking the time for yourself, make it a necessity. This week, make the time and the space for nothing:

It is the empty space that makes the masterpiece
It is the dramatic pause that creates the comedy
It is the gaps between the notes that make the music
It is in the absence of thought where infinity waits

Give “nothing” the same priority as “everything” and balance your life between the two.

“Wisdom tells me I’m nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows.” ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.

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