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issue 41 | FALL 2014 Words from Master Cheng Yen

4 Eating Less to Help the Poor

Master Cheng Yen

CEO’s Note

7 A Simple Change of Mindset

Han Huang

8 For Health, For Good, For Earth 80/20 Lifestyle For Health, For Good, For Earth

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A Truly Blessed Life

Chifen Lin

Food Waste in the United States Bay Area Bread Rescue

Winson Sun

Compost 101

Lulu Wu Audrey Cheng & Grace Wong

25 An Oasis of Love in Iran Volunteer Sharing 28 The Light of Hope in Haiti

30 32 36 Medical Corner 39 Education Corner 42

Martina Lo

Tzu Chi Global in Action Prescription Drugs: Safety First! Composting with Great Love

Song of Bodhisattvas

48 A Clean Planet

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Talking with Your Hands

44 with Compassionate Eyes

Calvin Hsi: Seeing the World

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My Path to Tzu Chi

Living Bodhisattvas

Storytelling

Colin Legerton

Jerry Yue Mary Carlson Shirley Tseng Master Cheng Yen Music: Rio Lee

The Value of Wealth

Master Cheng Yen

Tzu Chi Americas in Action Inspiration Every Day A Journey across the Nation

Eric Tseng

Inspiration to the Weary

Tzu Chi Volunteers

From Austerity to Prosperity, Chapter 7

Master Cheng Yen

Hot & Sour Soup

Cooking Team

Happiness in Giving

Carol Lee

Hot Meal Distribution Sharing

East LA Tzu Shao

Tzu Chi USA Directory Tzu Chi: A Brief History

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The Fruits of Kindness

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EcoVerse Vertical Garden

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Green material (nitrogen): cooked or uncooked fruits and vegetables breads and grains

Brown material (carbon): dryer and vacuum lint eggshells, nut shells, corn cobs

coffee grounds and filters

wood ashes, sawdust, wood chips

grass clippings and flowers

yard trimmings, leaves, straw, hay

seaweed and kelp

houseplants, used potting soil

tea leaves or paper tea bags (no staples)

cardboard, newspaper, clean paper (not glossy)

Avoid: animal products—meat, seafood, dairy, eggs, lard, bones, pet feces— metals, glass, plastics, and anything treated with chemicals.

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Volunteer Sharing

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詞:證嚴上人開示輯錄 | 曲:李壽全 Lyrics from Master Cheng Yen’s teachings | Music: Rio Lee Video: Tzu Chi USA Media Center Sign Language Instruction: Martina Lo

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Let's leave for our children 留 給 我 們 的 孩 子

A planet clean and pure 一 個 乾 淨 的 地

liú

gěi

jìng de

qiú

Let's leave for our children 留 給 我 們 的 孩 子

A river crystal clear 一 條 清 澈 的

liú

liú

gěi

wǒ mén de

wǒ mén de

hái

hái

zi

zi

gān

tiáo qīng chè de

Let's leave for our children 留 給 我 們 的 孩 子

A blue sky shining bright 一 個 碧 藍 的 天 空

liú

gěi

wǒ mén de

hái

zi

lán de

tiān kōng

Let's leave for our children 留 給 我 們 的 孩 子

A meadow lush with life 一 片 草 原 綠 油

liú

gěi

wǒ mén de

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hái

zi

piān cǎo yuán yuán yóu yóu


May love's Great Compassion 讓 我 們 的 愛 心

Comfort all the weary souls 溫 暖 你 寒 冷 的 手

ràng wǒ mén de

wēn nuǎn nǐ

ài

xīn

hán lěng de shǒu

May love's Great Compassion 讓 我 們 的 愛 心

Make the world a brighter place 照 亮 黑 暗 的 角 落

ràng wǒ mén de

zhào liàng hēi

ài

xīn

àn

de

jiǎo

luò

May this Great Compassion 讓 我 們 的 愛 心

Make a stream of pure Great Love 化 作 大 愛 的 清 流

ràng wǒ mén de

huà zuò

ài

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ài

de

qīng liú

Flowing round the planet 清 流 繞 著 全 球

Changing hearts forever more 淨 化 人 心 不 煩 憂

qīng liú

jìng huà

rào zhe quán qiú

rén xīn

fán

yōu

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#96, 128, 146

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Ingredients

Seasonings

3 Pieces Wood Ear Fungus

1 Egg

2 tbsp Soy Sauce

1 tbsp Vinegar

1/2 carton Silken Tofu*

Cilantro

1 tsp Mushroom Essence

1 tsp Sesame Oil

1 small Bamboo Shoot

1/3 Carrot

1 tbsp Potato (or Corn) Starch

3 Cups Water

1 tsp White Pepper Powder

Directions

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National Headquarters

Northwest Region Western Region Pacific Islands Region

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Midwest Region Central Region Southern Region

Northeast Region Mid-Atlantic Region Greater Washington D.C. Region


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Photo: Ciguo Liu


Tzu Chi USA Journal #41 (Fall 2014)