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Proverbial Friday – Jealousy

//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

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Proverbial Friday – Quitting

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

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Proverbial Friday

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.

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Proverbial Friday – Wisdom for Life

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

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Proverbial Friday – Freedom

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

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Proverbial Friday

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.

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Proverbial Friday – Timeless Wisdom

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.