How To Write Neighbor

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Chinese writing is a fascinating thing. The symbols have deep and ancient meanings and often they reveal profound truths. High Calling blogger L.L. Barkat was involved with a group studying spiritual practice. They had some Chinese women with them. When asked to write the word "neighbor" in Chinese, the symbols were for "sunset, cow, rice, ear, mummy, and ancient." So how do those symbols shed light on the meaning of the word "neighbor?" Read more and find out.

We'd gotten into a discussion about loving one's neighbor. I can hardly understand how to do that! one person said. Suddenly, I got this thought. Lucy, can you write 'neighbor' for us in Chinese? Lucy obliged (see pic above). Then I asked her to explain the component pictures contained in the character. Fascinating... sunset... cow... rice... ear... mummy... ancient...Read More