A Virtuous Mother From the Three Kingdoms Era

During the period of the Three Kingdoms, Zhong Yao (151-230), the founder of the regular Chinese calligraphy script known as kaishu, was married to...

How a Courageous Daughter Saved Her Father and Made History

To save her father, a young girl courageously wrote a petition to the Emperor 2,000 years ago. Ban Gu (A.D. 32-92), a Chinese historian...

Emperors Yao and Shun Honored Xu You (Part 1)

Xu You was a person of noble spirit in ancient China with high moral standards. He had broad knowledge and considered moral principles more...

Six Selections from Ren Jing (Scripture of Forbearance)

The Ren Jing (Scripture of Forbearance) was written by Wu Liang during the Yuan Dynasty. The following six stories are excerpts from the book. I....

After a Relentless Refining Process, One Finally Becomes Something of Value

It says in the Three Character Scripture that 「Jade will not become jade without being carved and polished.」 To be carved on is a painful process....