Happy New Year

Desiderata Max Ehrmann Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen…

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Celebrations

Christmas is just around the corner, and the new year too.  It is time to celebrate. Let’s start with our essay this week: The Designated Celebrator by Melinda Shoaf.  Click here. Melinda Shoaf says that since there is so much…

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Connections

This week’s essay is: The Mysterious Connections that Link Us Together by Azar Nafisi, click here to read it at thisibelieve.org. The poem that we are reading this week is A. E. Housman’s When I Was One And Twenty, click here.…

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Gratitude

Finally, after weeks of election frenzy with banners everywhere and campaign trucks blaring campaign slogans–some peace and quiet. According to the Sinchew Daily (星洲日報), Taiwan polls resulted in a win-win situation–for whom? Read the news report here to find out. Regardless…

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