December 6, 2018

Like all the Nine Principles, Firmness and Gentleness has many dimensions.

When your mind, your feelings, and your body function as a unit, in harmony with each other, you are firm and gentle simultaneously. If your mind or feelings dominate, firmness and gentleness are not balanced. You have more of one, and less or none of the other.

In Firmness and Gentleness, you can see the creative principle of Existence. Firmness alone cannot
create. Nor can gentleness by itself. Together they can create. Firmness and gentleness have to work together for you to taste that you have a body.

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