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“BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, June 15th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Waiting patiently for something good to occur is not a passive activity. Waiting patiently is an active state. With the full knowledge and faith that what’s for you won’t pass you by, and by breathing, relaxing, and going with the … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, June 8th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Fame and infamy merely consist of others’ projections, fantasies and opinions, which mean about as much as yours. People’s opinions of you are like clouds passing in the sky, pushed here and there by whichever wind is prevailing. When they’re … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Doubting is what you do when you question the choice or choices you made that got you into the position in which you currently find yourself. Obviously, this is a complete waste of your energetic resources. The situation, pleasant or … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, November 9th, 2009 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“It is impossible to eradicate fear. This would be foolish anyway as it would divest you of a crucial ally. You need fear to keep you alive, both in emergencies and in day-to-day survival matters. Fear is not there to … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Other people will often be pressuring you to make up your mind about this or that. Do not, however, forgo your flexibility by assuming a position until you have no other choice. Remember, opinions, i.e., positions, are only opinions, which … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, December 17th, 2007 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Worrying is nothing more than a conditioned, knee-jerk, reflex action on your part to the life choices that present themselves during the passage of your personal stroll along the Great Thoroughfare. Being a worrier is merely a habitual stance you … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“You have an intention for something to occur. You visualize that eventuality with concentrated focus, imbued with a portion of passion and chi, and then you let it go, like sending an E-mail. You picture what you want to say … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Change is a force you have to groove with, not resist. Like a fast and furious monster of epic proportions, it charges headlong into the deep unknown with you clinging to its back. You can’t get off because it’s going … Continue reading

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