I discovered the Tao te Ching ten years ago and it has been a useful tool of reflection for me. I thought it might be fun to take some passages and put them to pictures I’ve taken outside in Vancouver and on safari in South Africa.

My Jonathan Star translation is well worn and loved as it provides a counterbalance to the conventional way of viewing things and has, too many times to count, shed new light on a situation, decision, or problem I had.

bare tree lake lao tzu birds false creek tao te ching quote giraffe walking away lao tzu