Zen Stories from Chinese Teachers. Spread down by wise proverbs.
Chinese Saying. Richman loses horse. Neighbour: "disaster." Richman: "may be." The horse brings back wild female horse. Neigbour: "blessing." Richman: "may be." Son breaks arm while riding new horse. Neigbour: "disaster." Richman: "may be." Son is exempted from army conscription because of handicapped arm. Survive wars. Neigbour: "blessing." Richman: "may be." ...
(*I-Ching: "opportunities in threats. Threats in oportunities. Strengthes in weaknesses. Weaknesses in strengthes.")
Chinese Saying. Boat straighten itself. When near bridge.
(*don't think too much. When problem near problem. It solves itself. Jedi/Zen Master: "use the Force/Flow. Tao is natural.")
Chinese Saying. Sometime You lose money. In return. To successfully pass some disasters. You don't really know how GOD helps/works.
(*everythings happen for reasons.)
Chinese Saying. Jade is from stone. It takes many man days to grind it out. Then it takes more man days to carve it into art treasure piece. But it can be broken just by careless drop.
(*You may take 500 years to build that Jedi Virginity Cultivation. It can be destroyed in 15 minutes.)
Chinese Saying. By right. If Wife agrees. Husband sings. Wife follows. If You cannot even make Your Wife agrees. Who agree?
(*your integrity Cultivation is shown by. How much Your Wife/Children respect You.)