This sacred text describes wu wei — “non-doing,” a kind of behavior that is spontaneous, effortless, and selfless.
Imagine that Lao Tzu came back to life and we tried to explain time management and goal setting to him. He might smirk and then say something like this.
My dad, Don Toft, is a guiding light to me. He laughed a lot. He played music. He sang. He painted pictures. He wrote poems. He loved me very much. I know that because he told me.