Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Lead the Japanese Way

When young, our parents and other adults caretakers lead us. As toddlers, their leadership takes a vital role in our development as well as our safety and well-being. Long ago, a Japanese friend of mine told me, “In Japan, we don’t say ‘no’ to kids.” “Oh?” I prompted. She said, “If a child is going to…

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Maneki Neko – Lucky Cat

A Japanese Folktale retold by Jenifer Tull-Gauger There was once a poor monk who lived in a temple out in the country.  He took care of this place as best he could, but it was old and needed repairs.  The monk was lucky to have rice and a little fish to eat each day.  Still,…

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