strong supports or yields to the weak.
Modesty means voluntarily maintaining a lowly
position when one
actually has the strength to have one’s way.
When the strong supports the weak, sustainable
growth arises. When the
strong dominates, there may be a brief show of glory but the end result
is stagnation or decay.
Modesty underwrites the success of the cosmos.
Modesty is the virtue
sustains movement between Yin and Yang. If it were otherwise, the
weak would be stifled by the strong and all movement would cease.
Modest action taps a very deep strength.
Spiritual presence on earth is necessarily
modest. Know how mild is its