"I who am the beauty of the green earth
and the white moon among the stars
and mysteries of the waters,
I call upon your soul to arise
and come unto Me [aka Tao].
For I am the soul of nature
that gives life to the universe.
From Me [aka Tao] all things proceed
and unto Me [aka Tao] they must return.
Let My [aka Tao] worship be in the heart that rejoices,
for behold -
all acts of love
and pleasure are My [aka Tao] rituals.
Let there be beauty and strength,
power and compassion,
honor and humility.
mirth and reverence
And you who seek to know Me [aka Tao],
know that your seeking and hearing will avail you not,
unless you know the Mystery [aka Tao]:
for if that which you seek,
you find not within yourself,
you will never find it without.
I [aka Tao] have been with you from the beginning,
and I [aka Tao] am that which is attained at the end of desire.
As we herald this beginning of Spring, may we each