"Sensei, how come you grow plants in small containers?"
This is one of the most frequent questions I receive from the visitors.
Then they understand very well whenever I answer like this, "Because this is not my land."
But now I have another answer. "I have many planting pots because I want to express my aloha to the guests."
This is the aloha I made yesterday after working all day long at the yard.
Yes, I wanted to make Aloha by planters.
Then I made another one in front of the Yagura.
By making Aloha, I thought preparing "O-Bon" is just like preparing "Aloha" to the guests....both living and the dead. I'm now ready to spend lots of energy and time to prepare our O-Bon which will be held in July 29 and 30 here at Koloa Jodo Mission.
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