Travel Light !

Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 in Blog | 3 comments

Two monks, going to a neighbouring monastery, walked side by side in silence. They arrived at a river they had to cross. That season, waters were higher than usual. On the bank, a young woman was hesitating and asked the younger of the two monks for help. He exclaimed, ‘Don’t you see that I am a monk, that I took a vow of chastity? ‘I require nothing from you that could impede your vow, but simply to help me to cross the river,’ replied the young woman with a little smile. ‘I…not…I can…do nothing for you,’ said the embarrassed young monk. ‘It doesn’t matter,’ said the elderly monk. ‘Climb on my...

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