The other day, I urged her to receive a proper treatment for
the feet and she striked back, why on earth would she get a
treatment when she can enjoy such relaxation and pleasure. For
that pleasure, she has no intention of getting her athlete's
foot treated and healed. Starting one day, the children willingly
volunteered for fulfilling their mother's needs for such pleasure.
<Being-a nail> : my hand
I am trying to form a callus on my hand. It has been five years
already. I have spurred almost every day to form callosity and
worn away tens of instruments while doing it. During the process
I managed to break numerous hand-torturing instruments and yet
they only left only two or three calluses on my hand. I am aware
it is an impious act but I wanted to imitate the nailed hands
of Jesus(In Korean language, callus and nail are homonyms).
I just wish I had the tiniest sincerity of keeping the instruments
I have broken over those five years.
<Being-feet> : My mother-in-law's hand
Since my mother-in-law has been working all her life, not only
her skins but her hands themselves have thickened as if she
had calluses on them, and are hardened and bent as if they were
2003 myung -seop hong