The mango tree, Mangifera Indica, is native to south Asia, by eastern India. It is a member of theAnacardiaceae family and is a distant relative of the pistachio and cashew trees.
The plant has been highly honored and exalted in its native land from time immemorial and today is considered one of the most popular fruits in the world.
Since the mango seed is too big to be carried by water or wind, historians believe that Persian traders carried mango seeds with them to the Middle East.
During the 16th century, the sea-faring Portuguese introduced the mango to Africa, who then took their tasty cargo to Brazil in the 1700s.
The popularity of the mango spread north in the Americas through the years. It reached Mexico in the early 19th century, and finally reached the United States in 1860.
Today, more and more consumers are discovering the unique, mouth-watering flavor of the nutritious mango, making it an essential part of their shopping lists. Continue reading “Mango – The king of fruit”
How many times have you heard someone say that they are real, only to discover they were not revealing even half of who they really were on the inside? Ask yourself what areas in your own skin do you wish you had the courage to reveal to the world?
I believe that you must live your life without letting fear control you. Fear is a state of mind. Fear can come from many things. From something as small as a spider to something as big as a huge mountain. Living fearlessly means facing and overcoming your fears. Everyone has some fear. It affects some of us more that others.
If you face your fears, you will be able to overcome them. I was in a car accident several years ago where my vehicle was hit almost head on by another vehicle. Continue reading “Live Fearlessly”
Once upon a time,
The colors of the world
Started to quarrel.
All claimed they were the best,
The most important,
The most useful,
“Clearly I am the most important …
I am the sign of life and of hope;
I was chosen for grass, trees and leaves,
Without me, all animals Continue reading “"The Colors of Friendship"”