Tag Archives: Landscape photography

Footprints in the sand

I came across this poem when I was a young girl.    I thought then that when God carries me, that he will magically solve all my problems and all my cares will be gone.   Now that I have a … Continue reading

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The world’s end is coming ?

If one reads the headlines in the news today (Japan‘s earthquake and nuclear crisis, unrest in Libya and Syria), you would think that the naysayers are right – world’s end is coming soon.   I read it might come in … Continue reading

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360 Panoramic View

Don’t you wish you have no blind spots specially when you are driving, and can have a wider perspective of where you are going?   Unfortunately in life, we view situations and events thru a prism or paradigm, usually  from our vantage point.  It may … Continue reading

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In awed of Mother Nature

Vulnerable.   Awed.  Frightened. These were my feelings when I watched the videos of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan yesterday.   My own earthquake memories came back to me – the swaying of the tall office building and furniture … Continue reading

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A stroke of good luck

Every week when we buy groceries, I always see a line of people buying lotto tickets in the lottery counter.    I can see their hopeful faces, young and old, milling around the counter and jotting down what is hopefully … Continue reading

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The Serenity Prayer

With all the tragic events happening in other countries (e.g. earthquakes in NZ, unrest in Egypt and Libya), my heart goes out to everyone who needs our help and prayers.  May our brothers and sisters find peace and strength to … Continue reading

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On motivation and children’s dreams

When my 11 year old daughter told me that she wanted to compete for her track and field in her school’s activity next month, I was happy for her. When she told me that when she is in secondary school, … Continue reading

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Where are you heading to?

As long as you know what you want, and where you want to go, it doesn’t matter where you started. For some people, this may take many years as it takes a lot of courage and faith in oneself to … Continue reading

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Living in a “livable city”

What am I most thankful for today??? According to the recent Economist Intellegience Unit survey, I am living (beside it actually) in the top 10 most livable city in the world.   The city that  I am referring to is Toronto, ranked 4th … Continue reading

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On staying positive: develop habits and interests that make you happy

One of my friends asked me how I can stay positive when confronted with rumors or negative talk from other people including those we read and hear about, including the internet chatter. I have a simple solution – I tuned … Continue reading

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