Good deeds and appreciation

I know I've blogged about this before, but here I go again (more in depth) because I am very passionate about this topic. It annoys me when people are constantly complaining about how much they’ve done for you and how you’ve never done anything in return.  Or how it’s always a fight on who’s done…

Worshiping demons

The Hmong religion is Shamanism.  Shamanism is the practice of using a shaman to communicate between the human and spirit world.  It is a sub-religion of Animism.  Animism is the belief that all living things (earth, sky, plants, animals, humans, etc) have souls.  A shaman is someone who has the gift to communicate with the…

“What’s Hmong?”

When I was younger, I always dreaded the question, “What’s Hmong?”  I dreaded it, not because I wasn’t proud of being Hmong or because I was ashamed, but because it was and still is a bit complicated to explain to others what Hmong is. You see, many people are programmed to identify an ethnic group…