A fellow-blogger (The Rambling Taoist) provides so much information on Taoism. His ideas, and initiatives are plenty; I highly recommend subscribing to his site. Here is an ideal lifted from him with all due respect, it is something he does, I’m compelled to be guided.
365 Tao Daily Meditations, entry 1
“We must make a decision…a commitment to daily cultivation. We must make a strong connection to our inner selves…once we choose to commit ourselves to spiritual practice; even the mountains and valleys will reverberate to the sound of our purpose…”
Alone one must navigate self-cultivation. This faithful decision to recognize and accept personal strengths and weaknesses builds character and resiliency. Thus, to know thyself truthfully, remains a lofty accomplishments. So, meditate daily upon your inner-self and develop an unmolested consciousness; unaffected by external circumstances. “He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” - Lao Tzu
“People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character. “
- Ralph Waldo Emerson