Relationships

My mother passed away at the end of 2018. She had just turned 90. In my head, I can still see her, hear her voice, and most of all, at times revive our time together as if I were still immersed in it. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

The Love of a Parent

My mother passed away at the end of 2018 — she had just turned 90. In my head, I can still see her, hear her voice, and most of all, at times revive our time together as if I were still…

Their understanding of love, their interpretation of love, and their feelings about love are deeper and more intense than those who have many years of education. (Image: Andrewkim/ via Pixabay/CC0 1.0)

The Bamboo Pole of Love

They are husband and wife; his name is Huang Funeng and hers, Wei Guiyi. They didn’t know each other for long before they got married. That year, he was 25, and she was 21. They have been married for 55…

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The Love of a Parent

My mother passed away at the end of 2018 — she had just turned 90. In my head, I can still see her, hear her voice, and most of all, at…

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Anger and Its Consequences to Both Body and Mind

Some people spend much of their time feeling angry, fighting, and being constantly preoccupied with the thought they are being overlooked or disrespected. They are unable to live one full…

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The Bamboo Pole of Love

They are husband and wife; his name is Huang Funeng and hers, Wei Guiyi. They didn’t know each other for long before they got married. That year, he was 25,…

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A Broken Mirror Joined Together Again

The Chinese idiom, “a broken mirror joined together again,” expresses the idea of a couple being reconciled or reunited after a period of separation. It has its origins from a…

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The Day After My Divorce

The divorce finally went through yesterday. Even though my parents opposed this because they believed our two children would not have a complete home, I couldn’t bear it anymore.

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The Outstanding King Chu Zhuangwang

Chu Zhuangwang ascended the throne in 613 B.C. During the first three years of his reign, he did nothing other than eat, drink, and have fun. He forbade his courtiers…

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Upholding Integrity

Confucius was once a SiKou (司寇), similar to a Minister of Justice. On the seventh day in this post, he punished a local Shaozeng (an official title) Mao (少正卯) with…

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Marriage Stems From Karmic Relationships

During the Jin Dynasty, the beautiful Zhu Yingtai was from a scholarly and well-to-do family. Her accomplishments included excellent embroidery work and a love of reading books and writing poetry.…

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Guarding the Well

Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang (A.D. 1328-1398), the founder of the Ming Dynasty, had a well-known directive that officials under his command do an honest job. Before sending officials to various regions of…

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Parenting: Why Your Kids Whine

Almost every parent knows that when their kids start to whine, they expect something. But do you know why your children whine when they want something rather than straight-up asking…