They live as they do because they don't know what else to do

“You yourself must strive. The Buddhas only point the way.” The Buddha

DELIVERANCE. The southwest furthers. If there is no longer anything where one has to go, Return brings good fortune. If there is still something where one has to go, Hastening brings good fortune. POSSESSION IN GREAT MEASURE. Supreme success.

Ocean waves have sounded exactly the same as long as anything.

“Just as a mother would protect her only child with her life, even so let one cultivate a boundless love towards all beings.”

THE WELL. The town may be changed, But the well cannot be changed. It neither decreases not increases. They come and go and draw from the well. If one gets down almost to the water And the rope does not go all the way, Or the jug breaks, it brings misfortune.

“Just as a solid rock is not shaken by the storm, even so the wise are not affected by praise or blame.” The Buddha

“All tremble at violence; all fear death. Putting oneself in the place of another, one should not kill nor cause another to kill.” The Buddha

PROGRESS. The powerful prince Is honored with horses in large numbers. In a single day he is granted audience three times. INNOCENCE. Supreme success. Perseverance furthers. If someone is not as he should be, He has misfortune, And it does not further him To undertake anything.

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The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.