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Three Lucky Animals Bring Good Fortune to the Family

In the past in China, especially in the countryside, it was common for extended families to live together. People were used to hearing the...

How Simplicity and Wisdom Are Related

Some people think that being wise involves having to think in a complicated manner. This need not be true. A simple state of mind...

A Pear Story Reveals the Wisdom of Life

At the end of the Qing Dynasty, a pear paste sugar shop in the Zhabei District of Shanghai was very prosperous. A plaque with...

Taoist Tale: A Bowl of Rice

This is a story from ancient China. Once upon a time, there was a Taoist master who was known for his uncanny ability to...

Inner Peace: Philosophy of Star Wars (+Bonus Yoda Quotes)

“Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.” — Yoda It’s well known that filmmaker George Lucas was strongly influenced by Buddhist doctrines. Hence, it’s...

Precious Advice on Aging Well

As a family physician, I’ve often been inspired by those in their 80s and 90s who are aging well and wondered what they were...

How Granny Fang Found Her Son-in-Law

A long time ago, there was a man named Fang Chang. He was in the cotton business and worked hard to save quite a...

Short Story: The Answer to a Meaningful Life

Many stories appeal to the Greek people and Greek intellectuals because of their ironic twists. One such story goes like this... A fishing boat docked in a...

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