Many moons ago my son gave me a small paperback of ‘Tao Te Ching’ sayings. There’s one I shared with a friend.

For a long time she and I texted it acronymically back and forth to one another – and whenever we spoke on the phone, we recited it together. 

When major currents change in life – especially when all feels upheaval – for me, this saying brings a profound sense of relief:

Hold fast to the great form within
And let the world pass as it may.