(Continued from Human Fruits, the Karmic Harvest of Nhân Quả) Some people think karma is like cash. You do good deeds, accumulate good karma for a rainy day. When you need it, then you can redeem some bad deeds and not be in the negative and have to deal with the bad fall-out of karmic … Continue reading Karma 3: Karmic Monetary Funds
So. I'm not sure if I told you guys, but I do have a Chinese name. The character is thus: 美 It means beautiful in Mandarin. It also means the good ole USA, but that's just because it is a homonym for my country's name (I am a citizen of the US, so it is … Continue reading 美
(Continued from Enigma of Lao Tzu 4: The Temple of an Immortal) Eight years after local authorities attended the ceremonial unveiling, the same authorities now say the statue of the Taoist holy man is unapproved and must go, screams a headline from Bitterwind.org. In the article, dated 01/30/2019, it states that: The Chinese Communist Party … Continue reading Enigma of Lao Tzu 5: My Poor Beloved Old Dude
(Continued from Lên Đồng 2: Mounting the Medium) Folk beliefs are all the rage nowadays. Everybody wants to go tribal. It is the hottest new trend. The Japanese have their Shinto. The Chinese have their Zhōngguó mínjiān xìnyǎng. And us Việts, we have our Đạo Mẫu. I am not surprised that this is so. Remember, … Continue reading Lên Đồng 3: Mother Goddess
Let's face it. Being a demure quiet girl and not making waves is not what a Babe is all about. A Babe (with a capital B) is a strong confident woman who knows what she wants and goes after it with passion and intensity. This may seem as if it goes against the grain of … Continue reading What Is a Tao Babe?