Cat’s TCM Notes

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I am saddened by the useless, senseless violence perpetrated in France and in Lebanon this week, in the name of religion, but truly propelled by hatred and the drive for power by a fraction of those who follow the Islamic faith.

When the grief hits me hard, I remember that we are Chinese medicine practitioners: healers, not just of individuals, but of races, populations, of society. I will keep myself out of the stream of hatred and fear and will be the light I came here to be.

gandhi quote after french and lebanese attacks


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