Archives for the month of: June, 2013

sc1 (2)The door to the human heart can be opened only from the inside. ~ Spanish proverb


82x (2)Forget injuries, never forget kindness. ~ Three Kingdoms

记人之善,忘人之过 。《三国志蜀书秦宓传》

1 kid crying (2)Maybe that’s what we look for in the people we love, the spark of unhappiness we think we know how to extinguish. ~ Tom Perrotta

album 1 07. 4The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. ~ St. Jerome

There is something so enchanting in the smile of melancholy. It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation. ~ Leo Tolstoy

An ethnic Hmong (Miao) woman living on a rubber farm in the Wa state. ©2016

dsc_0246-sm5-2Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. ~ Lorraine Hansberry

12h Srinigar lane (2)When one door is closed, don’t you know that many more are open. ~ Bob Marley

10Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone’s hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours. ~ Vera Nazarian

64A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. ~ William Arthur Ward

A young student enjoying her first day of school in a make-shift tent on the grounds of the Nine Continents Stadium in Mianyang, an emergency shelter set up after the May 12th Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan.

Appearances matter and remember to smile. ~ Nelson Mandela

A woman at a daily outdoor farmer’s market off a busy road in downtown Yangon, where vendors sell an array of fresh and dried produce, including fish, fruit, meat, grain, spices, vegetables, and flowers. The market offers both a kaleidoscope of tastes, smells, and sounds, and an incredible opportunity to engage with the people and place.