Monday, May 07, 2012

Bursting the bubble of reputation...



Once a brother came to Theodore of Pherme, and spent three days asking him for advice.  The abba did not answer and the brother went away sad.  Theodore's disciple asked him, 'Abba, why is it you would not speak to him?  Now he has gone away sad.'  Theodore replied, 'As a matter of fact, I said nothing to him because he's only interested in getting credit by repeating what others have said to him.'




Photo: Bubble Wrap World.

2 comments:

  1. Does it matter if your reputation is shit anyway?

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  2. No - I think it is okay yhen. Haha!

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