How to tell if a path is a religion or cult, good or evil, just by looking at how big they are often cannot give you the true answer. In fact, many BIG organizations are cults too.
As a Taoist, we all are obligated to do 2 things for the Tao, Gung Fung 供奉 and Gung Yeung 供養, to keep the Tao going and make it stronger daily. This is our responsibility to keep the Tao alive!
Learning is not about torturing yourself, but about the relationship of you and yourself, your heart, and your teacher. If you do it right, it should be fun and exciting!
Your most important lesson that allows you to fight off any evils and heart devils, and a super critical guide for you to become indestructible by any evils in the heart.
One of the most intense, educational, and beneficial lesson for everyone. This virtue lesson will change the world, because American is really bad with this.
For disciples, learning how to ask questions and seek for answers is very important. Doing it wrongly result in not getting the answers or even the wrong answer that you don't expect.
A very important lesson for you to know how to establish, empower, and even to continue a connection with anyone, anything, any place and even to the gods above.
Learn about what is the exact definition of "evil" in Taoism in order to open your mind up, and understand what is good for you, and what should be categorized as "evil" for you at the moment, and how you should look at things?
What is true virtue of being benevolent and why does it matter, what benefit do you have by doing so and how is this linked to Taoism? Should you be good to all things and such?
Being righteous is not that easy, sometimes you get challenged in life and if you fail to keep it up you can end up failing one after another thing because this virtue is the fundamental for all things.
This is a very eye opening and deep lesson to teach you about the importance of being loyal, and how it can affect you and your life as a Taoist, or even destroy your life greatly if you have not fix your virtues today.
One of the most important article on how to be a good disciple and keep up your connectivity with the gods, keeping a strong relationship going.