Thoughts for My People

What would have been the February 20, 2018 post: Wait and watch till fully cured

Last Tuesday, I was faced with a decision to make. That something I was sensing coming down had gotten considerably worse, and I was feeling so weak I had difficulty getting out of bed. At that point, I had not yet found out the name by which to call what I was coming down with,… Continue reading What would have been the February 20, 2018 post: Wait and watch till fully cured

Thoughts for My People

Sending won-won-wonderful Chinese New Year wishes!

Happy (slightly belated) Chinese New Year to everyone around the world who is celebrating – may the Year of the Earth Dog bring you unconditional love like that the man’s best friend gives and loads and loads of prosperity like the treats the sniffin’ diggin’ animal uncovers!   Chinese New Year decoration at the Taiwanese… Continue reading Sending won-won-wonderful Chinese New Year wishes!

Thoughts for My People

Sending hearts you can bite and bite but cannot take a bite out of!

Every year on the last day of the new year holiday, there is a place I go to to pray for a healthy and safe and peaceful year and obtain a special amulet. But this year, I had to skip that.   It is generally believed in my culture to be inappropriate to visit shrines… Continue reading Sending hearts you can bite and bite but cannot take a bite out of!