"When I was a kid I had a spark in me, yanno? Like I was always a happy kid, like I always had a bit of a flame going, and nothing could really knock it out."

Mike DeStefano - The Junkie and the Monk

"When I was a kid I had a spark in me, yanno? Like I was always a happy kid, like I always had a bit of a flame going, and nothing could really knock it out."

Mike DeStefano - The Junkie and the Monk


So this woman says to me - very sweet, darling - “Would you like to see the lama?” So I’m thinking it’s a fucking animal somewhere, like a sheep type of thing or whatever…

Spoiler alert: the woman did not mean the animal. 
Mike DeStefano tells us about meeting a Tibetan monk (aka a lama) during some of the worst days of his life.
[photo via wwarby on Flickr]

So this woman says to me - very sweet, darling - “Would you like to see the lama?” So I’m thinking it’s a fucking animal somewhere, like a sheep type of thing or whatever…

Spoiler alert: the woman did not mean the animal.

Mike DeStefano tells us about meeting a Tibetan monk (aka a lama) during some of the worst days of his life.

[photo via wwarby on Flickr]

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