Culture shock in China
"What does he mean by asking me to thank him? We are family!" Well, in Chinese culture, if you say thank you to a family member, you are actually distancing yourself. Needless to say, I now say thank you almost profusely. Another culture shock I ...
Are We Praying for the Wrong Thing?
Brother Yun, the well-known Chinese church leader, says in his book Back to Jerusalem, “I correct Western Christians who tell me: ‘I’ve been praying ... mean you have to be a pacifist who yields to any cultural or political onslaught. But at what ...
Pope says as China's influence grows it should open itself to Gospel
The pope said St. Freinademetz demonstrated to the Chinese people of his day the fact that "the faith does not mean an alienation from any culture for any people because ... to the nearby village of Sant'Andrea, praying at the tomb of Father Anton Agreider ...
Because Once Upon A Time, The Premier of China Was A Catholic
Just like the title of this post claims, at one time the Premier of China was a Catholic. And I’m not talking about the Island of Formosa either. I mean mainland China ... of Chinese language and culture. Wow, who does this guy think he is?
Concept Art Writing Prompt: Sitting at the Bar with a Giant Praying Mantis
A woman and a giant praying mantis walk into ... The woman and the mantis walked through the mirror, and just like that, everything was normal again. I've never seen them again, and still don't know what the mantis was, but I do know one thing: You get ...