silently it blooms…

“We need to find God, and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature — trees, flowers, grass… grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.” — Mother Teresa…

guard our mind

The mind is a garden where thought flowers grow, the thoughts that we think are seeds that we sow. 我们的心是一座花園, 里面开的是思想的花朵,我们所想的就是为这些花儿所散播的种子。 ***** Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think…

endangered

“The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?” — Sir David Attenborough, English naturalist and broadcaster “现在的问题是,我们真的能愉快的接受一个假设, 就是以后我们的子孙也许只能在图画书里看到大象?” — 大衛·艾登堡祿爵士, 英國生物學家及廣播公司電視節目主持人 (I expressed some of my thoughts on the potentiality of us losing our beautiful nature in my blog…

love the ordinary

Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to love a leaf. It’s ordinary to love the beautiful, but it’s beautiful to love the ordinary. 任何人都可以爱玫瑰, 但是要喜爱叶子却不容易。 喜爱美丽的事物是平凡事, 但是能够喜爱平凡的事物却是件美丽的事。

why worry?

Worry is a misuse of imagination! 忧虑是糟蹋了想象力! ***** Matthew 6:28 And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. 馬太福音 6:28 何必为衣裳忧虑呢?你想野地里的百合花怎麽长起来;他也不劳苦,也不纺线。

what would life be without flowers?

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” — Hans Christian Andersen (1805 – 1875, Danish author, best remembered for his fairy tales) “Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.” — Luther Burbank (1849 – 1926,…

physical inferiority, really?

Not long ago I shared my thoughts on embracing and treasuring my independence of being single and free (you can read my blog “bitter or better” here).  In this particular blog I also boasted my knowledge of a few basic survival skills and knowing how to change a flat tyre is one of them.  However,…