Alo and De Walk
(PD) Alo and De Lake on Land.
Copyright ©2018 November 27, 2018
Yan: There is an impassable gulf between words, and walk... it is common, almost universal, amongst outsiders, to believe that memorizing words can be an understanding of a topic... the outsiders believe that they do not need to walk, to know the path... the belief, is wrong.
Morning Dove: I had seen similar... people told me that they knew all there is to know about growing crops, but the people had never themselves ever grown crops. The people could not explain the seasons, nor how to harvest, nor anything about bugs and watering... the people were very ignorant of farming.
Tom: I'd seen similar too. Pick most any topic, most any topic at all, and the city people can't explain the topic from a firsthand point of view. I once spoke to the lead violinist of an orchestra... the man was energetic to talk about what it was like to play the violin. He probably could've rattled-on for hours nonstop. Same with other people who have firsthand experience... a ton of words that speak of things that haven't ever been written in books.
Morning Dove: Similar with skilled chess players... they can speak at length of each game played in a chess tournament... two days of playing chess, strong earnest nonstop thinking for two days, yet the people remember each move and each reasoning for each move... the people can easily describe all of their thoughts for the two days... describe where all chess pieces were located during each game... excellent memories, excellent reasoning... wholly different than normal people merely reciting the basic rules of playing chess. It is easy to see the difference between people with understanding, and people with mere knowledge. Walk the walk, talk the talk... an old phrase that was true then, and still true today.
Yan: Yes, very old... 'mouth not choose word personally... not choose walk, word satisfied'... the ancient writings, they also spoke of what is still common today, of people believing that knowing words, is the same as walking the walk.
Tom: Then that makes me feel more comfortable with the ancient writings. Apparently the ancients knew the difference between words and real life.
Yan: Yes... many references of similar... 'heaven under not-have mouth, cross walk, satisfied'... to walk, is Reality, Nature, what is real, not what is imagined...
Morning Dove: We also see the walk amongst our own people... there is very little here, that we do not walk firsthand.
Tom: To me it's more than just walking a chosen path. I've now witnessed the walk firsthand in other people, and the more that I see it, the more I don't understand. For most of my life I've heard stories about people walking a path of life, but they were just stories, just a bunch of words tossed together. But now I've seen what the walk does. I don't know what the walk is, but now I do know what the effect can have. Morning Dove has helped me, telling me to be cautious of my words, and so I won't say much, but I witnessed something that to me and my wife was... very remarkable.
Morning Dove: Yes, it is understandable for a person to be excited, but please remember what we talked about... gossip harms people... careless words also harm.
Tom: Thank you, I will give effort to speak, without, causing harm... I would not speak of this in public, but I find it almost impossible to not share my happiness with everyone here. Everyone here already knows what happened, but I am just so happy, and excited, I have to talk about it.
Yan: Our smiles... we are also happy, for you, and your wife...
Tom: And there, all of you, all of you express faces of this being so common, so, easy and unremarkable, but to people like me it is wonderful to see something new and beautiful.
Morning Dove: Your wife, is she doing better?
Tom: Yes! The comparisons are huge! In the city, we paid doctors over a hundred-thousand dollars to help my wife, but none of the doctors could help, and all of the doctors made her pains worse. About thirty years of pain, almost nonstop, but then began to worsen... I was sensing that she was near death, and that was when Alo and De saw her and offered to help. I did not know to ask, so, if they hadn't offered, then my wife might have died.
Alo: Her injuries, are severe... not her fault... other people, hurt her...
Tom: Precisely true. And recently, for about a week the pain had grown so bad that she couldn't get out of bed by herself, nor even stand from sitting on the sofa. She used a crutch to walk, but it didn't help much. The night that she couldn't even lift a leg to get into the bathtub, her choosing instead to take a sponge bath, I knew then that her days were short.
Alo: She is strong of will... she endured pain, decades... what most people could not endure days...
Tom: So true, which makes me more respect her inner strength of will. But there, Alo and De, when you came to help, you three quietly chatted a minute. My wife described her pain, and then you had her lay on her left side. I lifted her shirt enough to see the area of her back where the pain was, and then the remarkable happened! Alo didn't touch her at all! No drugs, no surgeries, no lotions, no needles, no doctor stuff at all! Alo merely did something with his hands and fingers... maybe about thirty seconds, and then done! Ha! My wife later told me that she had felt a strong surge of energy flowing all the way up and all the way down inside of her spine. I almost cry thinking about it, but, immediately her pain was gone! My wife also told me that the severe pain in her left heel had also disappeared! The heel had hurt her nonstop for about six years! Gone! In thirty seconds! What no doctor could do, Alo did in thirty seconds! Ha! I am still amazed!
Alo: Your wife, very strong inner force... injury location, actually pushed my fingers away... felt, as if, magnet repelling... I had not before felt anything similar... I was astonished of her inner force... very remarkable, very honorable... perhaps, I am as amazed of her inner self, as you are amazed of the little thing that heals pain...
De: Tom... your wife... she is very special to us...
Alo: She is indeed...
Tom: Thank you, I will tell her you said that. I know she'll appreciate it.
Alo: As we showed you, go slow when giving technique... use, little... then wait, a few days... give her body time to heal, and to readjust, in-between technique... quantity, not wanted... quality, wanted...
Tom: I will, thank you I will. As you had mentioned previously, her spine pain does occasionally reappear for a moment, but then quickly disappears. Her heel pain is one-hundred percent gone and doesn't reappear. As she described it as compared to before, her heel pain is one-hundred percent gone, and her spine pain is now about ninety-nine percent fully gone. She still has to be careful to not over-work her back, but at least the pain is almost all gone!
Alo: She healed herself... De and I, we, were, merely, as if like a mirror, reflecting her own inner force... if she did not have a good heart, the effect would not happen as well...
Tom: We sincerely appreciate you two, so much, and we always will...
Yan: 'Master say: Natural hidden behavior, strange (to) future generation, have express why I not do it. Junzi honor way and behavior half Tu-rivers, and terminate... Junzi rely-on similar, center use hidden, generation not see know, and not regret only sage person-ist able it'... it is a natural thing... common for some people, but strange to outsiders... an east man said that the ancients said 'practice wonders', but the ancient words, only speak of natural... for as long as we do not permit outsiders to see and to know our way, then the outsiders cannot regret what they do not know to exist.
Morning Dove: Am I close, when I say that one of the differences between our people and outsiders, is that our way is of mindfulness, and outsiders' way is of violence?
Yan: I believe that is a good way of pointing of differences... our way, is harmony, we speak of kindness, thoughtfulness, warmth of heart, and caring for other people, but the outsiders, their world is of violence... everything in their world, is violent... Alo and De, love, wife heals... doctors, violence, wife not heal...
Alo: There, Yan... suitable thought for filial piety?
Yan: Yes... now, to me, I feel that I now possess a better definition of what the ancients possibly pointed to... but, is that not also like an external chidao?
Alo: Yes... perhaps, as a weak way of beginning one's dao, but still, a good way...
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