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The Illusion of Control

the illusion of control

‘The Master allows things to happen. She shapes events as they come. She steps out of the way and lets the Tao speak for itself.’ ~Laozi When you think you control something, you’re wrong. It’s amazing how often we think we’re in control of something when really we aren’t. Control is an illusion, as I’ve said many times before. We constantly make plans that never actually turn out the way we envisioned. ‘If you want to make God laugh, make a plan,’ an old saying goes. We have been trained …

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