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Finding a Kinder Inner Voice

Inner voices determine our mood and form part of our self-concept. There are times when listening to them is useful, but also times when those thoughts do not serve or support us. Credit: Meredith Gaston Some people will interpret a disagreement between two friends as aggression, and react in a defensive way even when it… Continue reading Finding a Kinder Inner Voice

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A Moral Dilemma

Moth: "I gave you my life." Flame: "I allowed you to kiss me.” ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan There is always going to be suffering. It’s how you look at your suffering, how you deal with it, that will define you.~ Mark Twain We might sit in the privileged sector of the world looking aghast at… Continue reading A Moral Dilemma

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Sunday Sayings – Change

You cannot step in the same river twice - Middle Eastern Proverb Can 'change' be a cyclic force, or is it more linear, with a beginning and an end? Weekly Quotes “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” -Ben Franklin Confucius “The superior man governs men, according to their nature, with what is proper to them,… Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Change

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Proverbial Friday – Global 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… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

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Proverbial Friday – Global 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,… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

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Proverbial Thurs/ Friday – Quotes

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,… Continue reading Proverbial Thurs/ Friday – Quotes

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Quotes Challenge – DAY 1

Millie Thom knows I adore quotes almost as much as proverbs, so she has nominated me to post on the Quotes Challenge. As the day after tomorrow is the Last Proverbial Thursday post for the year, I will post the Challenge across a few weeks, instead of days. I have created a photo logo for… Continue reading Quotes Challenge – DAY 1

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Proverbs and Sayings

Each week I post a proverb from somewhere around the world, in addition to a thought-provoking quote or saying. I welcome discussion or comments on these writings or indeed a contribution of your own. Proverbial Thursday repeats each Thursday with a new proverb and quote. Something to Ponder About

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Proverbial Thursday – World Sayings

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,… Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – World Sayings

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Proverbs from Around the World

Each week I find a proverb, saying or quote that is meaningful to me and I welcome discussion on its meaning and relevance to modern life. There are lessons for us all, in these wise words. Welcome to Proverbial Thursday