Although he may dwell in a grand estate, simplicity remains his guide, for he is full aware that losing his station, his roots as well would disappear. So he is not restless, lest he loses the natural way. Similarly, the people’s leader is not flippant in his role, nor restless, for these could cause the loss of his roots, and the point of his leadership.
The natural way is the way of the follower of these precepts. They serve as his dwelling place, providing his centre and focus deep within, whether in his home or journeying. Even when he travels far, he is not separate from his own true nature. Maintaining awareness of natural beauty, he still does not forget his purpose, which is the Great Purpose.
Act with honour, but retain humility. By acting according to The Way of the Almighty Force of The All, set others an example.
When considering any thing, do not lose its opposite. When thinking of the finite, do not forget infinity.
Knowing that virtue may grow from example, this is the way in which the Caulbearers teach, abandoning no one who stops to listen. Thus, from experience of the Caulbearers, all might learn, and so might gain. There is mutual respect twixt teacher and pupil, for, without respect, there would be void and confusion.
The sage follows The Way, which is the natural way, doing what is required of him. Like an experienced tracker, he leaves no tracks; like a good speaker, his speech is fluent. He makes no error, so needs no tally; like a good door which needs no lock, as he is open when it is required of him, and closed at other times, remaining accessible; like a good binding, he is secure, without the need of borders.