I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs, make us think more deeply about something.
Each Thursday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought-provoking.
I hope you think so too.
Continuing a series of African proverbs, I thought the following may not necessarily be true, but is wishful thinking and poignant. Is there a deeper layer to this saying?
Milk and honey have different colors, but they share the same house peacefully –
“We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the way in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.”
The offerings this week might be a comment on current events and indicate their timelessness in describing certain facets of human behaviour. Or do you have another idea of what they might mean?
Join in the discussion.
Proverbial Thursday – Indeed its Something to Ponder About