Quotes, sayings and proverbs are very useful words that we can use in our daily lives. Passed down from generations before us, we can heed their wisdom and apply all the various layers and concepts to our modern lives. Join me in discussing their meanings every Friday on Proverbial Friday.
//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but Jealousy sees the sharpest, for it is love and hate at the same time. Arab Proverb “Jealousy is rubbing salt into your own wound. “ Terri Guillemets How often does a partner, family member or friend have a behaviour that makes you feel jealous or… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Jealousy
If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. ~ Chinese Proverb Weekly Quotes I may have shared the Gandhi quote previously, but it is soberingly valuable words to repeat: – “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Quitting
We all seek guidance in our lives. From friends, family, or religion. All generations have lived through and dealt with difficult circumstances and have formulated some helpful advice along the way in quotes, sayings and proverbs. We can much from them. Every Friday, I share some I find valuable and open a discussion as to their different meanings and interpretations. Join me. I value your opinion.
Weekly Quote “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~ Unknown I became fascinated with traditional proverbs 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.… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Wisdom for Life
This week on Proverbial Friday we are looking at saying on Happiness. What can they tell us? Are they useful suggestions, or glib words?
Freedom is a need. I have a cat. People feed this cat; they pet this cat; they give the cat everything he needs. But every time the window is open just a little, he runs away. ~Dalai Lama Freedom is a fundamental need for humans; and controversial in terms of geopolitical refugee issues. We might… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Freedom
Several years ago, I created Proverbial Friday on my blog. Wise words that contain lessons and messages about how to manage our life and find more contentment, if only we can think about and dissect their words. I love a good discussion so join with me each Friday and share your thoughts on the quotes and proverbs I post. I love comments.
Wise words to make us ponder more about our life, our world and our role within it. Sayings handed down from generations past provide powerful lessons for us. Posting on Fridays each week, Proverbial Friday gives you something vital to ponder about.
Guilty feelings are different from shameful feelings, although they can overlap. How do you deal with guilt or guilt manipulation by others in your circle? How have you reached acceptance?
How do you deal with guilty feelings or guilt manipulation from others?
And, how do you view safety and growth?
Can these qualities operate simultaneously or are they oppositional?
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.
This week I present a Native American proverb and several quotes examining emotions and values and prejudice. What is your opinion of the advice inherent in these famous words? Do they give us any guidance for our life? Proverbial Friday at Something to Ponder About