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百里奚,春秋時期輔佐秦穆公稱霸,他的一生跌宕起伏,數次欲入仕途卻未遇明主,沒有發揮才能的機會。直至七十古稀之年被秦穆公贖到秦國,命運才出現了轉折。

百里奚,春秋時期輔佐秦穆公稱霸,他的一生跌宕起伏,數次欲入仕途卻未遇明主,沒有發揮才能的機會。直至七十古稀之年被秦穆公贖到秦國,命運才出現了轉折。

Yongquan monastery, Drum Mountain, near Fuzhou, China: Buddhist priests, 1869. (Courtesy of John Thomson; Wellcome Library, London)

Now more than visitors have seen the unexpected beauty of John Thomson’s photos of China at 19 museums around the world.

A New Possession  A 6-year-old orphan from Austria (above) ecstatically embraces a brand-new pair of shoes just given to him by the Red Cross, 1946  Gerald Waller

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

Among all of China’s dynasty’s, the most influential and grand is said to  be the Tang dynasty. Its founding father was Emperor Taizong; the woman by  his side, Empress Zhangsun.

Empress Zhangsun-The Lily who Refused to be Guilded

Among all of China’s dynasty’s, the most influential and grand is said to be the Tang dynasty. Its founding father was Emperor Taizong; the woman by his side, Empress Zhangsun. – Empress Zhangsun-The Lily who Refused to be Guilded

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As graceful as a cloud, as gentle as a melody, ancient Chinese noblewomen were like water – nurturing to all living things. This royal female archetype is a well-spring in traditional Chinese culture. – Empress Yin Lihua of the Eastern Han Dynasty

Financial Consultant Finds Peace and Purpose in Falun Dafa

Financial Consultant Finds Peace and Purpose in Falun Dafa

Warlord Liu Bei discussing war strategy with his chancellor Zhuge Liang, War of the Three Kingdoms, ancient China

Warlord Liu Bei discussing war strategy with his chancellor Zhuge Liang, War of the Three Kingdoms, ancient China

The Kangxi Emperor: (reigned 1661–1722) Though not himself a Christian, he decreed tolerance for Christian faith and preaching, built churches, and wrote moving poetry on the passion of Christ. We honor his generosity of spirit and pray that we will extend the same appreciation, understanding, and good will towards those of other faiths and of no faith. http://www.saintgregorys.org/saints-by-name.html

Abraham Joshua Heschel Polish-born, German-educated theologian and philosopher.

Tatar horseman (Golden Horde)

Probably Mongols had best cavalry in the world. They had used cavalry for all types of purposes. Six of every ten Mongol troopers were light cavalry

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