We must eternally sink from nothingness to nothingness

Thou must love God as not-God, not-Spirit, not-person, notimage, but as He is, a sheer, pure absolute One, sundered from all two-ness, and in whom we must eternally sink from nothingness to nothingness. -Eckhart

It is the Tao as it manifests itself on the level of living bodies

First, as to creation : if a human mind can directly influence matter not merely within, but even outside its body, then a divine mind, immanent in the universe or transcendent to it, may be presumed to be capable of imposing forms upon a pre-existing chaos of formless matter, or even, perhaps, of thinking substance […]