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  • 180 pages
  • Standard Color
  • 8.5 x 8.5 inches
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Religious poetry, Inspirational, Taoist philosophy, Tao Te Ching, Lao-Tzu, Taoism, Interpretation

Poetic Visions of the Tao Te Ching by Raymond Paul

This is a magical, eye-opening and poetic book of subtle shifting to renewed clarity and self-discovery. Originally conceived as a blog during a shift in the author’s life from Corporate to Conscious, and inspired by the New York Times’ bestselling author Dr. Wayne Dyer’s Change Your Thoughts—Change Your Life, Raymond Paul’s work flows beautifully as he interprets the 81 spiritual verses of the ancient Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu’s Tao Te Ching.

The author encourages humanity to slow down, breathe, take in and experience the beautiful gift of life. A life of meaning, balance, honour and purpose. The poetry speaks to the way life is supposed to be lived, how the paradoxes we experience affect our everyday lives—the yin and yang—how everything holds opposites. It is about connection—everything as one—and the importance of authentic love.

Interpretations speaks about trust, belief, and the ability to be the best that each of us can be, but most of all it is about heart. When we live from the heart, we are living our truth, our calling, and what we are joyfully meant to do. It’s about how to live the Tao.

Raymond Paul (Docksteader) was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He has spent most of his adult life leading and operating a three-generation family business in the retail automotive industry. Recently retired, Paul has undertaken to follow his passion for writing, and his Interpretations—Poetic Visions of the Tao Te Ching is his first written collection.

Paul currently resides in his home in Vernon, British Columbia, where his inspirations come from Nature, and the beautiful lakeside living that abounds in the Okanagan valley.

He is Chairman and founder of the Paul Docksteader Foundation, a personal charitable foundation that benefits Children’s charities, particularly those of sick and terminally ill children and their families.

You can read and learn more of Paul’s inspirations and writings on his blog:


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