[Teacher and Student], Spiritual Formula:  calm, still, silent, do no harm

In this dialogue, the teacher is showing the student the way to practice a spiritual life style.  They talk back and forth about issues  and solutions and other descriptions of problems.  But even the idea of living a believable way is challenged in their day to day living.

Teacher:  Hey buddy, how’s it going today?

Student:  Good. Yourself?

T:  I can’t get stuff out of my mind today.

S:  Why don’t you use your slogan:  calm, still, silent, do no harm?

T:  I do, Ido.  But I start to feel burnt out by it.  So, I try to find something to do.  Then I get bored.  Don’t you get bored?

S:  Ya.  But I usually get bored by doing my chores.  Or, I feel bored when I don’t have something to do.

T:  Ya, I know what you mean.  I need something engaging to me or I need to be able to engage in some way.

S:  So what are you going to do?

T:  I don’t know.  But I’ll find something.

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