weeds

“Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” Eeyore to Winnie the Pooh (A. A. Milne) “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American essayist, lecturer and poet “A weed is but an unloved flower.” Ella Wilcox (1850 – 1919) American…

rejoice!

Last Sunday I woke up with a knot in my tummy! It was all because I had agreed to do the Chinese to English interpretation for an old classmate YT who would be preaching in his church that morning. I have been serving as an interpreter for the bilingual service at a sister church once…

night jasmine 夜來香

I spotted the little yellow flowers with beautiful scent in dad’s container garden the other day and I immediately knelt down, dug through the vines to get a better look at them and spent some time trying to get a good shot of the blooms before I asked what it was. Dad said, “This is…

don’t worry, be hopeful!

I took these beautiful scented frangipani at a beach resort 2 weekends ago when we went for a church ladies’ retreat. It was in the morning and the sun had yet to dry off the remaining raindrops on the flowers left by an overnight of long-awaited rain. When I went for the walk, the wet…