Tuesday, December 05, 2006

back from cambodia


good for mom, good for the temple, good for the kid:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003462221_monk05m.html

sometimes america, in all its wisdom, can't provide the answers. and sometimes the answers to life's problems are a little farther (or closer) to home than we think. thanks jacob for this link.

6 comments:

plainoldsarah said...

wow that was a good article! better than boot camp for sure. i can think of a couple kids who would benefit from such a trip.

ewesa said...

it's great they're both very realistic in stating they don't know if it'll stick, but he's definitely out of the pattern he was in before, which is amazing. some of that stuff is so hard to get out of. good for him!

stephanie said...

I'm pretty sure his mother is going to heaven.

maly said...

that was awesome of the mom to do that. i wish my aunts would do that with their sons. i know i was changed when I visited laos and thailand for only a month. they have so little.

bug girl said...

Wow, what a warm-fuzzy article. I want to live with monks.

jrm said...

you don't. they don't eat after noon. and they can't run, sing, or kill bugs. and i know you like to kill bugs so you can look at their insides.