A very cute smile1

The other day at around 4:00 I was coming back from Queens Boulevard. At my one-mile-and-400-metre mark a young man stopped his car and said, “Can you tell me how to get to Roslyn Park?”

Where is Roslyn Park? I smiled at him and said, “I do not know.”

He said, “You have a very cute smile.”

So he forgave me. Sometimes when you can’t give people directions, their mantra is, “Go to hell!”

About three weeks ago I was near Flushing Meadow Park. Always I have problems there. A Puerto Rican man asked me how to get to the Triboro Bridge. When I told him I did not know, he said, “Go to hell!” He also got my smile, but he didn’t appreciate it.


  1. RB 904. 26 July 1985

Sri Chinmoy, Run and become, become and run, part 17.First published by Agni Press in 1986.

This is the 695th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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