1. Forever in my heart

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    I'll be back to visit some of you soon. Been busy
    There have been many people throughout my life who I have lost, but I am not sad. I remember all the good times, the love, the laughter, how we pulled together through hard times and most of all, the feelings we shared. I remember them with a smile those special people who are no longer with me but are forever in my heart. ~Author Unknown

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  2. A smile should appear on your face

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    If today, a smile should appear on your face, it's because at this very minute, I am thinking of you and I am smiling too. Your smile makes my world shine like a star and every thought of you makes my problems disappear. ~Unknown

    "Life is more than worth living, when you realize someone from somewhere is thinking about you." ~Alfusainey Jallow

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  3. True love

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    Domestic cats love to play, this is especially true with kittens who love to chase toys and play fight. Play fighting among kittens may be a way for them to practice and learn skills for hunting and fighting. On average cats live for around 12 to 15 years. Cats spend a large amount of time licking their coats to keep them clean. Source: Science Kids

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  4. Every moment in our life

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    Life is filled with the unknown and uncertainties, each day is a mystery, not knowing what the next day may bring, so we have to hold ourselves accountable for the choices we make. We need to make every moment in our life count, every second, minute, and hours. Life is precious and the people in your life that love you should be cherished and not taken for granted. Spread the love, free your mind of negativity, and insert positivity. ~Raheem Mitchell

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  5. Ferret needs some socks, just like us

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    While they might be new to pet stores, ferrets have been domesticated for over 2000 years. Despite their savage history, in general, ferrets make excellent pets. They are very intelligent, and can be trained to do all sorts of tricks. Like cats, they will use a litter box. While most members of the mustelid family prefer to live a solitary existence, coming together only for mating purposes, ferrets prefer company. They are happiest when there is at least one playmate in their cage. A group of ferrets is called a “business,” and they can be very entertaining to watch. Source: ListVerse

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  6. The power to heal and transform

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    Every step we make has the power to heal and transform. Not only can we heal ourselves by our steps, but we can help the Earth and the environment.

    It’s wonderful to realize that we are all in a family, we are all children of the Earth. We should take care of each other and we should take care of our environment, and this is possible with the practice of being together as a large family. A positive change in individual awareness will bring about a positive change in the collective awareness. Protecting the planet must be given the first priority. I hope you will take the time to sit down with each other, have tea with your friends and your family, and discuss these things. Invite Bodhisattva Earth Holder to sit and collaborate with you. Then make your decision and act to save our beautiful planet. Changing your way of living will bring you a lot of joy right away and, with your first mindful breath, healing will begin.

    ~Thich Nhat Hanh

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  7. Spiritual nourishment

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    Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion. ~Dhammapada
    "Love is the only wealth that man absolutely needs. Love is the only wealth that God precisely is." ~Sri Chinmoy
    Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that. ~James Brown

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  8. Cute chicken stealing food from a dog

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    Scientists have shown that mother hens display signs of empathy for their baby chicks. Chickens are able to remember and recognize over 100 individuals; they can also recognize humans. Chickens are able to comprehend that when an object is taken away and hidden from them, it still exists. Young human children are unable to understand this. Source: OneKind

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  9. All we need is Love ♥

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    Just like babies, puppies teeth grow when they are chewing. Needing to exercise their new chompers, a lot of puppies will chew anything in site. Don't discipline for chewing, just train them on what's OK to chew (such as their own chew toys and ropes) and what's not (like your favorite Jimmy Choo pumps). Source: SheKnows

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  10. Young boy begging just to survive from day to day, in my country

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    Photo courtesy: RFA Khmer
    As long as we live in this world we are bound to encounter problems. If, at such times, we lose hope and become discouraged, we diminish our ability to face difficulties. If, on the other hand, we remember that it is not just ourselves but every one who has to undergo suffering, this more realistic perspective will increase our determination and capacity to overcome troubles. Indeed, with this attitude, each new obstacle can be seen as yet another valuable opportunity to improve our mind! ~Dalai Lama

    ទិដ្ឋភាព​ក្មេង​សុំទាន​តាម​ផ្លូវ​នៅ​ភ្នំពេញ: ក្មេង​តូចៗ ឬ​ទារក​មួយ​ចំនួន កំពុង​ត្រូវ​បាន​គេ​ប្រើប្រាស់​​ជា​នុយ​ដើម្បី​សុំ​លុយ​ពី​អ្នក​ដំណើរ និង​ទេសចរ​នៅ​តាម​ចំណុច​សំខាន់ៗ​នានា ក្នុង​រាជធានី​ភ្នំពេញ។ ដោយ អ៊ួន ឈិន RFA 2015-03-19

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Live and Die for Buddhism

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Wall of Remembrance…

Wall of Remembrance…

BUDDHA OF THE BATTLEFIELD
His Holiness Maha Ghosananda
Supreme Patriarch of Cambodian Buddhism
His whole life for the Khmer Nation,
Buddhism & Peace (5/23/1913 - 3/12/07)
He will always be in my heart...

Of the many problems we face today

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Of the many problems we face today, some are natural calamities and must be accepted and faced with equanimity. Others, however, are of our own making, created by misunderstanding, and can be corrected. One such type arises from the conflict of ideologies, political or religious, when people fight each other for petty ends, losing sight of the basic humanity that binds us all together as a single human family. We must remember that the different religions, ideologies, and political systems of the world are meant for human beings to achieve happiness. We must not lose sight of this fundamental goal and at no time should we place means above ends; the supremacy of humanity over matter and ideology must always be maintained. ~Daila Lama

Major Differences in Buddhism

Major Differences in Buddhism

There is no almighty God in Buddhism. There is no one to hand out rewards or punishments on a supposedly Judgement Day ...read more

Lotus Flower

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What makes the lotus flower so special?

The lotus flower is one of the most ancient and deepest symbols of our planet. The lotus flower grows in muddy water and rises above the surface to bloom with remarkable beauty. At night the flower closes and sinks underwater, at dawn it rises and opens again. Untouched by the impurity, lotus symbolizes the purity of heart and mind.

Eternal Beauty

Eternal Beauty

The best way to fix a broken Heart

The best way to fix a broken Heart

My Reflection

My Reflection

This site is a tribute to Buddhism.
Buddhism has given me a tremendous inspiration to be who and where I am today. Although I came to America at a very young age, however, I never once forget who I am and where I came from. One thing I know for sure is I was born as a Buddhist, live as a Buddhist and will leave this earth as a Buddhist. I do not believe in superstition. I only believe in karma.

"My religion is very simple.
My religion is kindness"

"The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, forgiveness." ~ Dalai Lama

Because it’s who you are

Because it's who you are

You don't do kind deeds expecting kindness in return. You don't do kind deeds because you deem the recipient worthy. You do kind deeds because it's who you are, and because you understand the powerful difference your gentle hand makes in this dreary world. ~Richelle E. Goodrich