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Tolerance and Tact: Tales of Eastern Wisdom

Eastern tales, whether from China or Japan, often share deep wisdom through simple stories. These timeless lessons still resonate today. Here are two tales that highlight the value of wisdom and tact. The Zen Master’s reply Along a street lined with cherry blossom trees in Japan, opposite a temple, there was a flower shop. One ...

Mikel Davis

Snow owl winking.

Recognizing Your Wealth in Life

A classic proverb goes: “You do not know how to count your blessings when you’re in the middle of a blessed life.” This saying reminds people that they should be thankful for everything they own now. No matter how hard a person’s life may be, others in the world are living harder and more complex ...

Emma Lu

Life is just a gift.