A birthday present, my precious…
The Tao is the meeting place that allows you to meditate on the future in solitude.
It has been decades, about 50 years of living in the world with this ritual that has enabled meaning and purpose to come into being.
The shadow has shown itself to be fears about dying and being imprisoned by these same fears for years after years.
But in the west there is another meeting place called the metropolis or city to meet and lecture about the present in all its manifestations or reality that is experienced through consciousness.