El Paso, TX: Cops and Robbers
“15. Remember that as it is a shame to be surprised if the fig-tree produces figs, so it is to be surprised if the world produces such and such things of which it is productive; and for the physician and the helmsman it is a shame to be surprised if a man has a fever, or if the wind is unfavorable.”
Excerpt From: Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius. “Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius.” Book VIII.
I never had a French Maid to do my lawn.
Have I been misled in what to believe?
“Tao-sheng is known today for two theories. The first was that good deeds do not automatically bring reward, a repudiation of the Indian Buddhist concept of merit.”
Excerpt From: Hoover, Thomas. “The Zen Experience.” Page 47.
Welcome to El Paso!
Haven’t heard that in a long time.