The Constant Things In Life

“What are some of the constant things in your life?”

In her revealingly insightful post, Constants In Change, S&S asked it. I believe it’s a great idea to ask yourself the question because it opens up your heart and give you additional keys to knowing and understanding yourself. I found it very helpful so I’m “reblogging” her idea. πŸ™‚

I have difficulty in taking medicinal tablets and capsules. I only take a small ibuprofen capsule for my once-a-month headaches and stress-induced headaches. If I could endure it, or if an ointment or a mini massager will do, I don’t take any medicine at all.

Seeing or hearing a child being beaten and verbally abused by an adult makes me feel agitated. Continue reading


How To Make Your Own Guitar

…Or for your child, niece, nephew, or grandchild. πŸ˜‰

I made my own guitar when I was about 9 years old. I used a Bear Brand milk carton and some rubber bands (I can’t remember how many). This one is a grown-up’s work, but I think the original looked better. πŸ˜‰

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“No One Forgets A Good Teacher”

“Teacher Shi, many teachers had taught here. We used to believe that students from ‘White Stone’ were very dumb. We were afraid the water here raised dumb kids. Wow! how come after you arrived these students are no longer dumb? They can walk along this path and all get very good results. You have a pair of magic hands!”

“Have the right attitude and don’t look down upon weak students. This is the most important. You can’t develop an attitude of ‘You’re weak and it’s hard for me to teach you.’ It’s wrong to think like this. That should be our first principle.”

β€”Teacher Shi Yuan Yi, Bai Yan Primary School