The Fly in the Ointment

 
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21 April 2020 11:26
 

Shu-chih wrote to his former teacher, Ma-tsu, asking for instruction.  Ma-tsu replied, “You seemed ripe when you left here but now you still seem to think your head is on someone else’s shoulders.  Just take the fly out of the ointment and be content with nothing.”

 
 
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25 April 2020 20:44
 

Solid advice.