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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: OX HERDING
vertical line Posted on Feb.26.2009 @ 08:46PM EDT by chontri
When one's feeding his ox, he may let the ox eating freely on his own farm but may not let the ox eat the rice on other's farm.  When the ox starts comming over the limit of the farm, he needs to take the ox back.  If not, he'll get trouble with his neighbor.
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Reply from kelvintan
Feb.26.2009
09:41PM EDT 
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Ch'an Herding Ox Need To Rein Its

mind from straying and wandering off its track.

With Metta

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Reply from Woodsman
Feb.26.2009
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vertical line What's for dinner?
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Reply from chontri
Feb.26.2009
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Quote: "What's for dinner? "
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Green grasses. 

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Reply from lehish
Feb.26.2009
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sometimes poison can medicine

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Reply from Woodsman
Feb.26.2009
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sometimes poison can medicine

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and sometimes medicine can be poison.

good doctor, good diagnosis, good treatment are necessary to patient.

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Reply from Woodsman
Feb.26.2009
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vertical line and good grass
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Reply from Woodsman
Feb.26.2009
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vertical line except for lehish, she might just cool it on the grasses
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Feb.26.2009
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sometimes poison can medicine

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and sometimes medicine can be poison.

good doctor, good diagnosis, good treatment are necessary to patient.

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yes

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Feb.26.2009
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Quote: "except for lehish, she might just cool it on the grasses "
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hehe

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Feb.27.2009
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Quote: "neighbors "
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you.

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Reply from immortal 1
Feb.27.2009
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sometimes poison can medicine

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and sometimes medicine can be poison.

good doctor, good diagnosis, good treatment are necessary to patient.

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More often than not, what works is what is right.

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Feb.27.2009
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sometimes poison can medicine

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and sometimes medicine can be poison.

good doctor, good diagnosis, good treatment are necessary to patient.

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Yes.  Good here means not only in skill but also correct or right.

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I thought we were grasses. Thank you very munch.
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Feb.27.2009
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Feb.27.2009
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vertical line floss? green? the other way? to begin again?
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I thought we were grasses. Thank you very munch.
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I thought we were grasses. Thank you very munch.
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You thought so?  If you did, you were then.  And you-grasses would be long and needed to mow, right?

Sorry, ChonTri does not have any grass mower to "munch" you-grasses, but he may ask somone who got one to come over to do so. 

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Feb.27.2009
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Quote: "Fingernail clipper? "
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You fingernail's broken.

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You fingernail's broken.

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Lemme look.
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Feb.27.2009
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vertical line OMG, they're growing. Now I just reach to the sun, and grasp, lightly.
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Feb.27.2009
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Quote: "OMG, they're growing. Now I just reach to the sun, and grasp, lightly. "
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Do not imagine to cheat yourself.

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Feb.27.2009
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Feb.27.2009
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Feb.27.2009
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Quote: "So close, yet.... all distance is a mirage.  "
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Not a few die in mirages.

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Not a few die in mirages.

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No, it's the many.
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Reply from kelvintan
Feb.28.2009
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Whether Ox Or Donkey Simply Mix A-bit New

straws in their stable.

This will keep their mind and body healthy.

Cultivate resolutely and wait for the final outcome

With Metta

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Quote: "So close, yet.... all distance is a mirage.  "
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Not a few die in mirages.

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No, it's the many.
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No, it's the many.
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not a few = many.

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