finding the Good

“Every day may not be good… but there is something good in every day.” — Alice Morse Earle (1851 – 1911), American historian & author “也許不是每一天都是美好的,但每一天都有可能有美好的瞬間。” — Alice Morse Earle (1851 – 1911), 美國歷史學家和作家

spice of life

Occasionally one needs to add “spices” in one’s mundane life to make it that bit “spicier” — good food, good coffee, good company and soul-nourishing conversations! Have you done that lately? 在平淡的生活裡不妨加添一點“調劑品”,讓自己能體會一些“小精彩”… 如品嚐美食,輕啜香濃咖啡,與三兩知己相聚和來個滋潤心靈的交談! 你最近有如此做嗎?

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…

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。

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,…

moulding to perfection

Isaiah 64:8 Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand. 以賽亞書 64:8 耶和華啊,現在你仍是我們的父!我們是泥,你是窯匠;我們都是你手的工作。 ***** God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds, using time and pressure. He’s working on you too. —- Rick Warren, American evangelical Christian pastor…