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June 25, 2014

SinoSaying: Nature is Heaven

{Guilin’s famous mountains and water} My SinoSaying is: 桂林山水甲天下 (Guìlín shānshuǐ jiǎ tiānxià) Translated, this means: “Guilin mountains and water are heaven.” I first learned this saying: When I visited Guilin for myself. The mountains are so curious, rounded at the top. Guilin is a pilgramage for the Chinese to see one of the most beautiful places […]


May 20, 2014

SinoSaying: Now or Never

{Tibetan man spinning Buddhist prayer wheels} My SinoSaying is: 机不可失,时不再来 (jī bù kě shī, shí bú zài lái.)  Translated, this means: “An opportunity missed will not come again.” I first learned this saying: I read proverbs often when looking for inspiration, for a speech, an article, or just my own life.  This one stood out–it’s a warning, […]


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