The teachings of Lao Tzu are so beautifully spoken. Water is your spirit, your soul, and you have dominion over how you will react to everything that comes into your path.
When you are one with your spirit, you feel it. You are aligned with your source for all things and you feel peaceful. The very moment that you feel yourself shifting away from this inward calmness, be aware that you may be moving away from that “soft” space. You will always know it by how you feel. Tuning into your thoughts and feelings are essential in remaining in a state of harmony, as this is how you can stay soft as the water, overcoming hardness.
Choose to be soft and you will experience abundant blessings and inner peace. You also remain true to your authentic self, which is love. Mastery of living from this space will serve you very well.
With much love,