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When East Meets West

When East Meets West To most Western people, "Tzu" and "Chi" are just two transliterated Chinese words; but to Sister Angela M. Doyle, "Tzu Chi" is a bridge of Great Love that transcends all races and religions.

Despite the onslaught of Typhoon Nari on September 16, 2001, which flooded northern Taiwan and inflicted severe damage to the whole island, Sister Angela Mary Doyle, rsm, former superintendent of the Brisbane Mater Misericordiae Hospitals, still flew to Taiwan from Brisbane, Australia, as planned.
Before the airplane landed, it encountered air turbulence which disquieted the passengers on board. Sister Angela looked out the window over the scenery below, and what she saw broke her heart--northern Taiwan was immersed in muddy, dirty water. Nonetheless, she knew in her heart that Tzu Chi people would be there to help the needy.Read more...
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The Beauty of the Jing Si Abode


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" When doing any task, have the innocence of a child, the endurance of a camel, and the courage of a lion. "
Jing-Si Aphorism