Anthony de Mello tells this...
Anthony de Mello tells this story.
"What's so original about this man?" asked a visitor. "All he gives you is a hash of
stories, proverbs, and sayings from other masters."
A woman disciple smiled. She had once had a cook who made the most wonderful hash
in the world.
"How on earth do you make it, my dear?" she asked. "You must give me the recipe."
The cook's face glowed with pride. She said, "Well, ma'am, I'll tell yer: beef's nothin';
pepper's nothin'; onion's nothin'; but when I throws myself into the hash -- that's what