“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

Martin Luther King, Jr

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Happy Birthday Aung San Suu Kyi 06/18/1945

It is a rare thing to be feared by a regime of military leaders. A steely gaze, the hard look of determination upon a face, the desire to change the way a country has been run for years. To be 5’ 4” tall and be a female in a world of hardened Junta and strike fear in the same is a feat not many have done. Aung San Suu Kyi is just such a person. Her beautiful face carries a look that belies her strength. She will be 65 on this day and I want to wish her a blessed and beautiful birthday. For her gift, I wish her freedom, freedom to continue with her life’s mission to bring a voice to the people of Myanmar, (formally Burma) the right to a democratic choice in their lives.

To me she is a person I wish to be like. To carry on my convictions to the best of my ability, to look neither back nor waver in my beliefs. To be strong in the face of adversity, to meet my enemies with my back held straight and my heart strong. To fight for the voices which have been silenced by those who would rule with an iron fist. I cannot free her, but I can give my voice for her and demand her freedom. I can give of myself to the cause that many share with me. I wear a bracelet in her honor; I wear my shirt with her face on it with pride and tell everyone her story in the hopes of raising awareness of her plight.

Happy Birthday Aung San Suu Kyi!!!


25 comments:

洪筱婷 said...

打聲招呼,祝你一切平安!

Relax Max said...

Courageous lady.

江婷 said...

Pay somebody back in his own coin.................................................................

貴寶 said...
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貴寶 said...

It takes all kinds to make a world.............................................................

欣怡 said...
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PearleY建佑 said...

你的分享很不錯.. 謝謝 ..................................................................

JasonBirk佳琪 said...

你個blog影d相真係好靚!!! ..................................................................

承蘋承蘋 said...
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紹函紹函 said...

好文章,希望能一直看到您的PO文......................................................

韋成 said...

一棵樹除非在春天開了花,否則難望在秋天結果。..................................................

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芳綠 said...

人應該做自己認為對的事,而不是一味跟著群眾的建議走。..................................................

莊雅和莊雅和莊雅和 said...

河水永遠是相同的,可是每一剎那又都是新的。. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

徐俊賴靜雯賢 said...

人生像一杯茶,若一飲而盡,會提早見到杯底..................................................

柏陳勳 said...

真是好文呀~~給你拍拍手再加分!!!......................................................

文旺江汝 said...

卡爾.桑得柏:「除非先有夢,否則一切皆不成。」共勉!............................................................

建邱勳 said...

你不能左右天氣,但你可以改變心情.................................................................

吳淑惠吳淑惠吳淑惠吳淑惠 said...

Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today..................................................................

姿宥美岑軒英 said...

Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today.......................................................................

冠霖林冠霖林冠霖林 said...

這不過是滑一跤,並不是死掉而爬不起來了。..................................................

守何何何韋 said...

唯有穿鞋的人,才知道鞋的哪一處擠腳......................................................................

翊翊翊翊張瑜翊翊翊 said...

很有趣~~感覺很好的blog,祝您人氣長虹..................................................................

黃英吳思潔吳思潔邦 said...

你不能改變容貌~~但你可以展現笑容.................................................................

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