The way which is bright appears to be dark. The way which goes forward appears to fall backward. The way which is level appears uneven. Great virtue appears like a valley. Great purity appears like disgrace. Far-reaching virtue appears as if insufficient. Solid virtue appears as if unsteady. True substance appears to be changeable. The great square has no corners. The great talent is slow to mature. Great music sounds faint. Great form has no shape. The Eternal is hidden and nameless. Yet it is The Eternal alone that skillfully provides for all and brings them to perfection.