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Sowing Seeds

Featured on the Hong Kong Economic Journal (November 30, 2013)

There’s a story about how a farmer sowed seeds the seeds landed on four different types of ground. Some seeds landed on a path and the birds came to eat it up. Some fell on rocky ground and the seed started to grow but it quickly withered because it had no moisture. Some others fell on ground with thorns and the thorns choked up the plant as it grew. But the last seeds fell on good soil and it yielded a crop a hundred times more than it was sown.

Many times, I feel like I am like the farmer when I teach. The things I say and d