The seasoned veteran is elevated to command, and none too soon. For the game is in the field, and it would be wise to catch it.
The victor divides the spoils among the loyal, leaving the jackals with neither reward nor obligation.
Knowing neither purpose nor direction, the soldiers march blindly onward.
The gentle Wind ripples the Lake's surface: I find common ground between points of contention, wearing away rigid perspectives that would lead to fatal error.
Pigs and fishes. I may cross to the far shore. Great fortune when I stay on course.
We discover a key to Tranquility by first gaining insight into our own natures, then turning that vision outward. By resolving inner conflicts and being at peace with ourselves, we learn to gain insight into others.
In effect, we enter another, see with the other's eyes, listen with the other's ears, feel with the other's heart.
We then return to our own center, with new perspective and understanding.