Everything existed in the beginning.
Consider that everything is female.
Since De (goodness/virtue/morality) is its mother,
and is aware of her child,
who again will guard her mother,
upon death she fears no peril.
S/he is unenlightened
who shuts off his senses
and instead spends his lifelong
in diligent silence.
Open your eyes and ears
to cash the experiences of life,
for if you are frugal in that matter,
there are none who can save you.
To appear small, to speak clearly, to guard softly, to speak with force:
Use your inner light.
Duplicate its clarity,
lose the pregnant calamity,
in order to be ever studious of
the way to be yourself.