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'The Best' ~ Lao Tzu

Liu Derun and Li Yan Derun (China) ~ There exists in China, a heart-warming and abiding custom. When a child was expected in the family, the mother or a close relative would personally design, sew and stitch an adorable and impressive-looking Tiger Head Hat. They hoped that by wearing the hat, the child would be protected from evil and disease. The hat also symbolizes continuity and prosperity.

The Best

The best, like water,
Benefit all and do not compete.
They dwell in lowly spots that everyone else scorns.
Putting others before themselves,
They find themselves in the foremost place
And come very near to the Tao.
In their dwelling, they

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