The Tao of Cow: What Cows Teach Us
Voyageur Press, 2002 (2002)
Reviewed by Mary Ann Smyth
his surprising little book has wonderful concepts to live by, encapsulated between the covers. I was intrigued by the title,
The Tao of Cow
, and especially by the author's name – Dolly Mu. When I opened this little volume, I expected to find cartoon-like drawings with silly legends under them. Instead I found words of wisdom and delightful bovine photos.
ere are some examples. '
Everyday is an opportunity to give of yourself
' is above the photo of several cows giving their milk. '
Stampede not through life, lest you miss the majesty of the world around you
' is partnered with a drawing of a stampede. '
A steady mind and a steady hand will always hit the target
' features a stream of milk being squirted to a cat's mouth. '
Believe not everything you hear
' pictures two cows gossiping. '
The world needs both leaders and followers
' shows three cows, one leading and two following.
ou get the idea.
The Tao of Cow : What Cows Teach Us
is a charming little book for daily inspiration, and a delightful one to give, especially to someone who enjoys bovine collectibles.
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