Is Santa Real?

Is Santa real? If there was never a man, who would shower good kids, around the world, with gifts of their preference during the holiday seasons, why then do parents keep making their kids believe in someone, who has never been in existence, for centuries? Why do parents buy the gifts, put them under theContinue reading “Is Santa Real?”

A Positive Attitude Helps Lessen Inevitable Suffering

We often hear people say that what causes the most suffering in life isn’t due to what happened to us; rather, how we handle the situation. In other words, the kind of attitude that we have in times of difficulty determines the level of suffering that we have to endure. I recently said goodbye toContinue reading “A Positive Attitude Helps Lessen Inevitable Suffering”

Assimilation

When we move to a new country, what we want the most, after the basic things are settled down, is assimilation. We want to become a member of the pack. We dislike being singled out as an outsider or someone different and foreign. Somehow, in trying to assimilate to the new culture, many of usContinue reading “Assimilation”

Chinese Red Lanterns

Countless Chinese red lanterns are hung, throughout the world, to welcome in and to celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Goat. Each red lantern represents a hope. Each red lantern symbolizes a dream. Hopes and dreams are what we all wish for at the eve of a brand new cycle. We pray for prosperityContinue reading “Chinese Red Lanterns”

Black History Month In Canada

February is Black History Month in Canada. In this month, all Canadians are called to recognize, honor and celebrate, collectively, the contributions that Black Canadians have made for this country on both of the national and international levels. One of the key reasons why a month of this type was designated in the first placeContinue reading “Black History Month In Canada”