The language is simple, at times sparse and is meant to be read aloud. It provides a perfect vehicle for Lao Tzus profound wisdom. Spacious layout, use of the authors photographs and overall design set Something To Ponder, apart. The wisdom of Lao Tzu emerges as beautiful contemporary poetry. Truth is something we recognize despite our beliefs and reading Lao Tzu it is easy to find oneself saying quietly, Of course, I knew this all along! Elegant, beautiful, profound!