Posted by: Sarah | May 3, 2010

Make a Pass

The other day, I was having lunch with one of my good Lao friends, Miss Bird.  As we were chatting (in English), she brought up my coming home assignment this fall:

Bird:  Sarah, you’re going home this year, right?

Me:  Yes, that’s right.

Bird:  And you’ll go to church there, right?

Me (thinking she has a question about church):  Yes, I will.

Bird:  And there will be lots of people there, right?

Me (wondering if she wants people to pray for her):  Yeah, pretty many.

Bird:  Men and women, boys and girls?

Me:  Yeah.  Why do you ask?

Bird:  When you’re at church, I think you need to make a pass.

Me (now pretty confused):  What?

Bird:  I’m afraid that when you are at church, you only sit and read your Bible.  You need to look up and make a pass.  You need to make eye contact with the men so they will notice you.

Well.  Good advice is always appreciated, no matter what form it comes in!

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Responses

  1. Haha, awesome!

  2. That’s so funny. Are you going to make a specific pass or just a general all around the room pass.


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