“Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow”~Swedish Proverb
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.~Corrie Ten Boom
How something ends up never depends on how much you worry about it~ Unknown
Worrying can become a habitual way of responding to triggers.
- Some of us feel safer if we worry about something.
- Others feel worrying is a way of caring about someone dear.
- We might think we get better at solving problems or become motivated by worry.
- Worrying helps us to feel prepared for potential outcomes.
None of these are very accurate! Worrying does not prepare us for anything.
What do you make of this week’s sayings.
Are you a worrier?
How do you overcome worry?
Do you think worry have a beneficial use in our lives?
Everyone’s opinion is valid.
What is yours?
I invite you to leave a comment or share your views on Sunday Sayings.
Words of Wisdom
Several years ago, I created ‘Proverbial Friday’ on my blog.
I became fascinated with traditional proverbs, quotes and sayings, their metaphorical layers and the many different interpretations found within just a few, succinct words. I marveled at their ability to transcend race, religion, opinions and age.
They offer us knowledge; knowledge that is passed to us in much the same way relay runners might pass a baton. Once it’s handed over, it is up to us what we do with it and how we pass it on.