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I am Under a 3 Weeks Quarantine

Due to a very important family emergency, I had to put on hold everything at hand and fly back to China from Canada within a week. Very urgently, I went through a 48-hours-leading-time pre-boarding COVID19 FlyClear RT-PCR swab test and…

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志: That Innate Purpose and Determination

What means the determined will and the noble integrity of a person? Does a scholar, or a gentleman or a soldier acting on behalf of their true hearts describe any meaning of a person’s determined will and noble integrity? I…

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Teeth vs. Tongue — The Hard vs. the Soft

Legend has it that when Lao Tzu (or, Lao Zi) was fifteen, he worshipped a man named Chang Cong as his teacher. Later, the teacher became seriously ill. Lao Tzu went to visit him, but couldn’t forget to ask for…

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The Heart is The Only Place in the Body That Does NOT Grow Cancer

In 2008, Dr. David Vesely, the chief scientist of the Health Science Research Center of the University of South Florida, found that the heart can secrete the last-life hormone, it can not only kill more than 95% of cancer cells…

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云: The Cloud or the Data Storage?

In June, SilkRoad Cooperation inspired me to work on the soulful Silk Road story through the character 丝-silk https://lnkd.in/gUJFph3s. Our collaboration in bridging cultural sharing in helping business continues. Today, we talk about 云-cloud, which connects a natural phenomenon with our digital daily…

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To the Thief

Zheng Banqiao(https://lnkd.in/e6Xfp_r) had a straightforward character and was a county governor who governed incorruptibly and intelligently with integrity. As a result, there was nothing worthwhile at his home. One night, a thief entered his home, and he chanted a limerick:…

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稳: Stand Steady like a Mountain

In different languages over the globe, there are various ways to describe the reactions of human beings in the face of difficulties and extreme trials. In Chinese, we often use 稳如泰山 to describe the cool-headed calmness and steadfastness of a…

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值: Searching for “Value”

I read a small article talking about value and it motivated me to do some research on the Chinese character “值”, which means value and worth in English. To find some photos I can use for this post, I entered…

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The Empty Basket

There were a grandpa and his grandson who woke up early to study every morning. One day, the grandson asked: “Grandpa, I read like you every day, but I don’t understand it, and I forget everything when I close the…

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本: The Hidden Root

As one of the most fundamental characters, 木-wood/tree, used to be questioned by a younger me that why during its simplification, the center of this word is completely moved to the lower part. As we may all know that the…

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