Friday, October 20, 2006

Words of Wisdom

A very important monk in the area died 2 days ago. I went to the ceremony which runs over several days and will be attended by thousands of people. My friend was introducing me to the new head monk (she spoke Mon, a local language)...this is Steve, is volunteering to help people in the area, he is from America. The monk thought a minute. I was interested in hearing his words of wisdom. Then, he spoke. Fa translated...."He said can fire guns there"; and that was that.

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