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BLESSINGS AND WISDOM
It takes more than money to lead a decent life. One must also cultivate blessings and wisdom.
YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT FROM
We have become accustomed to the convenience of fast food and carry-out, but we should pay more attention to the containers that they come in.
HOPE RISES FROM THE RUINS
Typhoon Haiyan, one of the largest storms in history, smashed through the central Philippines, leaving monumental piles of debris. Tzu Chi helped residents to clean up the mess.
ROOM ENOUGH FOR LEARNING
Haiyan damaged or destroyed many schools in the Philippines. Tzu Chi provided prefabricated classrooms so that children wouldn’t have to miss out on their education.
LISTENING WITH PATIENCE
Tzu Chi medical volunteers went to the Philippines to give medical help to typhoon survivors, but they returned home enriched by the experience.
WELCOME GUSH OF WATER
The crumbling water supply system in Zimbabwe has led to poor sanitation and outbreaks of contagious diseases. Tzu Chi has helped dig wells to ease the situation.
USE TIME AS YOUR SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION GROUND
While our physical life slips away second by second, our wisdom-life can grow with the passing time.
CLEAN TEETH FOR THE HELPLESS
Even patients in a vegetative state need to have their teeth cleaned. Members of the Tzu Chi International Medical Association visit nursing homes and provide free services.
WALKING TALL
For half his life, he was folded in half by a spinal disease. Ashamed of his appearance, he avoided all human contact. Now after five operations, he walks with his head as high as his spirits.
TURNING A PAGE
Dai Jin-long is no longer ashamed of his tattoos, signs of his past wayward behavior. Now he shows them as evidence of his renewal.
NO MORE TEARS FOR HERSELF
Huang Mei-qin used to cry in misery over her own physical condition. Volunteer work brought her in contact with the sufferings of other people. Now the tears she sheds are for them.
GIVE ME YOUR PLASTIC BAGS
A woman who became concerned when she saw all the bags being thrown away decided to do something about it.
IT’S BETTER UNSAID
There was much that he wanted to say to his daughter, but he decided to show her through his volunteer work.
THE ILLUSTRATED JING SI 
APHORISMS
The Buddha’s teachings are not just literature to be studied, but a map to show us which way to go in life.
TZU CHI EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD
Tzu Chi briefs from all over.
Spring 2014