Sunday Sayings -Nature

Each Sunday, I post a proverb, saying or quote and invite discussion on the various interpretations.

Sunday Sayings – Wisdom

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.

Sunday Sayings – Wise Words

Mostly anonymous, proverbs are a portal through time to generations past and echo a diverse range of cultures.  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. Quotes, like proverbs, make us think more deeply about something.

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 uncomfortable? … Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Jealousy

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