Lao Tzu’s teaching focuses on the Tao, or the amorphous, ever-flowing and ever-circulating power that gave birth to the universe. Tao resides in the bodies of all beings. Taoism is one of the three most influential spiritual and cultural traditions in China. Lao Tzu’s book Tao Te Ching has become a classic in the development of both philosophy and scholarship. Today we present the sage teachings of Lao Tzu through an excerpt from the Tao Te Ching, Chapters 59-70.