Gold medalist USA's Tamyra Mariama Mensah-Stock poses with her medal after the women's freestyle 68kg wrestling competition of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo on August 3, 2021.
Champion’s Golden Gift for Mother After Olympic Victory
In international sports, a gold medal is the shining symbol of a champion’s victory, with every medal won a proud highlight for the country one represents. Few things are more rewarding than making one’s family...
Turquoise has a rich history rooted in ancient Egypt, Persia, the Aztecs, and Native American folklore.
Turquoise: A Cultural Symbol of Life
Turquoise has been one of the most revered gemstones throughout history and in many parts of the world for its aesthetic and cultural significance. This beautiful bluish-green gemstone is a hydrous phosphate that consists of...
Why Traditional Faiths Believe Every Encounter Is Meaningful
In ancient China, and according to Buddhist principles, people believed that everything in this world was a result of cause and effect. The seeds sown in the past, become the fruit of one’s future. When...
Edgar Cayce ‘Life Readings’ Suggested Past Lives and Karmic Connections
Edgar Cayce, considered an important pioneer in the New Age movement, was believed to have had an extraordinary gift. He could enter into a state of sleep, yet clearly communicate his visions to a companion....
Mobile Magnetic North – Should We Be Concerned, and What Can We Do?
The earth’s magnetosphere is a continuously fluctuating magnetic field that extends an average of 40,000 miles above the earth’s surface. This field is generated by activity 1,800 miles below the earth’s surface - the movement...
Jade: Culturally Significant, Spiritually Priceless
Jade, as valuable as gold in Chinese culture, is precious not only for its aesthetic beauty. It possesses many unusual characteristics that give it great cultural and spiritual value. Yù (玉 jade), is one of...
Traditional Chinese Culture Treasures Five Colors, Not Just Red
Ancient Chinese artifacts such as clothing, painting, and jewels feature rich colors. Traditional Chinese believe that everything in the universe is made up of the five basic elements of "metal, wood, water, fire and earth."...
Exploring Destiny – Was Your Marriage Arranged?
Throughout our lifetimes, we have countless acquaintances; friends come and go, and we form strong relationships with a select few. What is it that determines who will be our close friends, our rivals, and our...
The Divine Governing Philosophy of Ancient Chinese Rulers
Believing that Chinese culture was divinely bestowed on the Three Kings and Five Emperors (三皇五帝Sān huáng wǔ dì), Chinese people consider themselves to be the descendants of Emperors Yan and Huang (炎黃子孫 Yánhuáng zǐsūn). Ruling...