The Power of Virtue: The Story of Liu Hongjing

A single white lily flower.

Doing good deeds builds up virtue and those with virtue are protected from misfortune and rewarded by heaven. (Image: Nikki Zalewski via Dreamstime)

Accumulation of Virtue by Ancestors and the Prosperity of Future Generations

Precious stones.

Do we actually inherit the rewards for the goodness accumulated by our ancestors? Is there a tangible connection between their virtuous lives, their sacrifices, and the prosperity bestowed on later generations? (Image: Waihs via Dreamstime)