The man of the house is expected to pull his weight as well as lead his family. He’s expected to do whatever roles a husband or father should do. However, there are times when you must deny someone your time. Becoming a doormat and a yes man will only get you into trouble.
As we progress through the 48 Laws of Power, or in this case the 48 Laws of Marriage, you will begin to see a web being spun; laws connecting, splitting off of, and running parallel with other laws. As you study these laws, take time to reflect on the sum of the lessons and see the tapestry they weave. Continue reading “The 48 Laws of Marriage: Law 5”
“Without concealment there is no space for expression. Not all words are shared.
Word must arise from concealing silence in order to resonate. Concealment is the method of controlled communication, whether communication of existence or redirection of connection. Concealment is deliberation, it is precision, it is the beginning of skill.
Concealment protects truth in time of war through the hoisting of deliberate false flags, designed to mislead and redirect the adversary away from vital plans and secrets. Thereby the momentum of justice is preserved in alliance against the depredations of tyrants.
Concealment advances survival by preventing revelation of the existence of prey. The dappled coat of the deer blends with the fluttered leaves of autumn, and its frozen stillness keeps it hidden from the searching gaze of a passing cougar that the deer cannot outrun or fight.
You will not always be the most powerful actor in the fields and forests of the dark world.
Concealment is a subtle Way that you must master.”
Being able to effectively conceal your intentions gives you power. Continue reading “The 48 Laws of Marriage: Law 3 & 4”