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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: HAVE A CUP OF TEA
vertical line Posted on Dec.29.2007 @ 08:43AM EDT by chontri
No asking or answering before drinking tea.
No thinking or reasoning during drinking tea.
No arguing or quarelling after drinking tea.
Here is a cup of tea, friends, enjoy it!

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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.29.2007
08:45AM EDT 
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Reply from chontri
Dec.29.2007
09:10AM EDT 
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Is this an empty cup or a full one? 
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Reply from kelvintan
Dec.29.2007
09:28AM EDT 
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Cup Half. One Need To Refill It

Bottoms Up

With Metta

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Reply from shayne
Dec.29.2007
09:44AM EDT 
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Cup Half. One Need To Refill It

Bottoms Up

With Metta

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im drinking my tea this morning.....so its ALMOST gone. haha

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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.29.2007
10:06AM EDT 
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Is this an empty cup or a full one? 
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Let me look...

It's empty!
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Reply from kelvintan
Dec.29.2007
10:11AM EDT 
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Cup Half. One Need To Refill It

Bottoms Up

With Metta

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im drinking my tea this morning.....so its ALMOST gone. haha

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Sipping Heartily. Attentively You Now Enjoy

a cup of tea . 

Mindfulness

With Metta

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Reply from chontri
Dec.29.2007
01:29PM EDT 
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Is this an empty cup or a full one? 
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Let me look...

It's empty!
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So, it looked empty to you, right?
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.29.2007
02:59PM EDT 
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vertical line It's full again.
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Dec.29.2007
08:19PM EDT 
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Quote: "It's full again. "
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Now it looks full to you, right?

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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.29.2007
09:51PM EDT 
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Dec.29.2007
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Now it looks half empty to you, right? 
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Dec.29.2007
10:58PM EDT 
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correct
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Reply from chontri
Dec.30.2007
03:05PM EDT 
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correct
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Right. It's correct to you.
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Dec.30.2007
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Nope, it's correct with everything.
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Dec.30.2007
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correct
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Nope, it's correct with everything.
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This is correct to you, too.
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Dec.30.2007
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Nope, it's correct with everything.
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Sometimes, when I can sense it. But sometimes I get in the way, and am full of myself.
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Dec.30.2007
06:59PM EDT 
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Sometimes, when I can sense it. But sometimes I get in the way, and am full of myself.
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Just observe all of what you are full of. 
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Reply from lehish
Dec.30.2007
10:13PM EDT 
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here a cup of tea contri

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Dec.31.2007
05:58AM EDT 
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here a cup of tea contri

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having now. 
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.31.2007
10:02AM EDT 
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Dec.31.2007
10:04AM EDT 
vertical line Ok master misteron man keep the tea, and maybe write a book afterwards.
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Dec.31.2007
04:23PM EDT 
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here a cup of tea contri

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having now. "
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having now. 
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gassho

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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.31.2007
05:41PM EDT 
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.31.2007
05:47PM EDT 
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Sip tea/sound/light

all as one


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Dec.31.2007
05:49PM EDT 
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here a cup of tea contri

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gassho

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Gassho.
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.31.2007
06:12PM EDT 
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vertical line of course when one drinks alone, there is no audience, to bow to
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.31.2007
06:17PM EDT 
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tea he, and tea she
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Dec.31.2007
06:51PM EDT 
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vertical line No tea he no tea she.  Only tea Woodsman.
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.31.2007
06:52PM EDT 
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Dec.31.2007
07:50PM EDT 
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You're thinking, Woodsman. 
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Jan.01.2008
10:16AM EDT 
vertical line Keep thinking and planning chontri.
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Reply from Woodsman
Jan.01.2008
10:19AM EDT 
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vertical line How could I have been thinking 'Woodsman' and been sipping tea at the same time?
Don't answer that, I'm sipping, if you do. Even if the cup is empty, I can still swallow.
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Jan.01.2008
10:50AM EDT 
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Jan.01.2008
10:54AM EDT 
vertical line Oops a daisy - is it the land of the contri?
mmmm....smaassho and not forgetting niceo.
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Jan.01.2008
08:48PM EDT 
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When ChonTri thinks and plans, he thinks and plans.  When he does not think and plan, he doesn't.  He doesn't have to keep or not to keep.
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Reply from Lynnoh
Jan.02.2008
02:16AM EDT 
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Reply from Lynnoh
Jan.02.2008
02:21AM EDT 
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looked like it was coming toward but was really going back..but back was foreward... 

good night 

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Reply from Woodsman
Jan.02.2008
10:18AM EDT 
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vertical line Drinking tea, is like anything done without effort. It is the most simple form of acceptance.
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Jan.02.2008
01:08PM EDT 
vertical line Like Marcel Proust - he understood memoryzen. Took a bite of a madeleine and, well. . . . . . . . .
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