Memoir

Lessons Learned

After some 60 million died during WWII, did we really learn anything? Or have we already forgotten what we were supposed to learn? The young people nowadays cannot comprehend what it must be like living with fear, hunger, homelessness and poverty, and having no place to go to be safe. Yes, there are wars raging …

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Memoir

My Mother’s Life

A photo of my mother with her five children My mother was a strong woman. There is no doubt about that. Looking back, I would often wonder how Mother managed to take care of me and my siblings. That was no easy task especially during the difficult times during and after World War II. She …

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Memoir

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade

Lemons are sour. It’s unpleasant just like the difficulties and adversities we face in life. So, what do you do when life gives you lemons? Make lemonade. The proverbial phrase “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” is used to encourage us to keep a positive attitude in the face of adversity. The lemons are …

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