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Hyo Jin Moon February 4, 2007 7:00 am Belvedere

Here are my notes from Hyo Jin nim's speech Sunday 04 February 2007. My ability to convey what was actually said is limited. These, at most, convey some sense of what Hyo Jin nim said and are not a verbatim record. Hyo Jin nim's website is: To see two of the projects that Hyo Jin nim is working on log on to: and If you would like to receive Hyo Jin nim's speeches by E-mail please contact me at: Joe Kinney

Rev. Andrew Compton is the MC. All welcome Hyo Jin nim and offer a bow.

Hyo Jin nim bows to the audience as he approaches the stage. He places a small notebook on the podium

What kind or romanticism do you think that our church and some people will think about?

What is romanticism?

What do you want to die for?

You want to die for love right?

Tell me; what is your romanticism?

Romance means that you'll give up everything for the sake of love.

Thats what romance is all about.

It doesn't matter if romance is momentary? If it overwhelms you, it will last forever.

It has consequences, serious consequences.

What are you willing to throw the rest of your life away for; for the sake of love.

Thats pretty serious isn't it?

So, having put that aside, let's say that you only had two choices: to be a prince or to be a warrior. Which would you choose?

What is a prince?

In European culture there a lot more aristocrats. Maybe you need to hold on to something.