March 05

Next to the Kimchi, Words to Live By

I happened to be in a massive Korean supermarket this week. Along one wall of the store was a food court so Bill and I decided to eat lunch. Seated at the metal tables with plastic trays holding our food I noticed behind the counter a sign on the refrigerator next to the food inspection certificate. It was written in Chinese characters but was simple enough for me to read. The literal translation is “One day, one happiness.” I asked the man behind the counter if my translation was correct. In a thick Korean accent he said, “Yes, One happiness, each day. Sometimes it’s hard to do. But try to give one happiness to someone each day.” I didn’t know this expression but that has been to goal of this humble little blog. One happiness, each day.