2009 Tag Archives

The two most powerful warriors are: patience and time

 A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it  Frederick Douglass oh! … background Red Cliff is based on the Battle of Red Cliffs otherwise known as the Battle of Chibi. It was a decisive battle fought at the end of the Han dynasty, about twelve …

I am fortune’s fool!

Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity Mahatma Gandhi oh! … brief Rural naturopath, Xie Fu An, has the misfortune of encountering a ruthless businessman and heir apparent to a billion-dollar corporation, Yan Da Feng, and his family members when she steps in to help his grandfather survive a heart attack. Unbeknownst to the two of them, their lives …

The warrior’s intention should be simply to grasp his sword and to die!

Warriors should suffer their pain silently Erin Hunter, Into the Wild oh! … background Hua Mulan was a legendary woman warrior from the Southern and Northern Dynasties period (420–589) of Chinese history and was originally described in a ballad known as the Ballad of Mulan. In the ballad, Hua Mulan takes her aged father’s place in the army. She was a beautiful woman who was very strong and was known for practising martial arts such …

Human happiness is defined by the hardships and conflicts you have been through…..

Sometimes we must undergo hardships, breakups, and narcissistic wounds, which shatter the flattering image that we had of ourselves, in order to discover two truths: that we are not who we thought we were; and that the loss of a cherished pleasure is not necessarily the loss of true happiness and well-being Jean-Yves Leloup, Compassion and Meditation: The Spiritual Dynamic between Buddhism and Christianity oh! …

Sometimes when things fall apart, they may actually, be falling into place!

starry starry night tom lin

The true way to soften one’s troubles is to solace those of others Madame de Maintenon oh! … brief This film is about the loss of innocence and childhood. Hsieh Xin-Mei is a lonely and deeply sad 13-year old girl whose only escape from the bitter reality of feeling being supplanted in the city after having spent years with her grandparents in a mountain village, …

If you believe the Bible, then we are all Cain’s children

cain and abel korean drama

I wonder what God must have thought when He saw the work of Cain’s hand? That the first baby born on the planet, grew up to kill the third man. Brian M. Boyce, Genesis Beginning oh! … brief This kdrama is all about the evil, conniving machinations of a greedy woman, insanely jealous over an imagined affair between her husband and the wife of a …

Relationships are not like Instagram, you can’t log in or out whenever it suits you

boys over flowers

Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing. Elie Wiesel oh! … brief While most people believe this kdrama is some grand love story, the reality is that follows the lives of four arrogant and self-centred teenage boys (Gu Jun-pyo, Yoon Ji-hoo, So Yi-jung, and Song Woo-bin). The boys belong to a group called F4 that they devised and are in the …