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A Garden of Love: A Farmer’s Devotion to Creating a Haven for His Blind Wife

In the yard of Toshiyuki Kuroki’s home in Miyazaki Prefecture, the shibazakura flowers are in full bloom. Up to 7,000 visitors would flock to admire the thousands of vivid pink blossoms on several days throughout the year. Love motivated Mr. Kuroki to devote his time to creating this wonderful garden for his wife. The healing properties ...

Ratul Saha

A field of shibazakura with Mount Fuji in the background.

One Good Turn Deserves Another

This is a story of how one good turn leads to being rewarded by another good turn. At the end of the Ming Dynasty, there was a war led by Li Zicheng. During the war, a wealthy man from Shanxi named Yuan was forced to bring his only son to find refuge. But his son got ...

Max Lu

Statue of an ancient soldier on China's Great Wall.

5 Reasons Why Women Should Not Propose Marriage to a Man

When it comes to relationships, there are a lot of “traditions” that people hold near and dear to their hearts. One such tradition is the idea that the man should be the one to propose marriage to a woman. While many of these traditions may seem archaic or downright foolish, they often have a particular ...

Raven Montmorency

A bride holding a wedding bouquet.