"It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go."
When did you lose your idealism? Or gain a degree of cynicism and/or wisdom?
Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging or exclusiveness. “Some people have such good taste they can't enjoy anything.” ― Marty Rubin “They [Harvard academia] liked the poor, but didn't like the smell of the poor.” ― Chris Hedges “It was culture as class performance, literature fetishised … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Snobbery and Privilege
Nothing in life is constant. Like the force of the ocean, life fluctuates between a wearing away (negative or sad feelings) and a building up (positives). As corny as it sounds, the way we think does determine our 'world,' our 'present moment.' "If you are willing to appreciate that this moment is far better than … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – The Present Moment
No one can climb a tree with no branches - Finnish proverb What do you think the underlying message says. Does it refer to the support of friends and family that folk find so essential to personal growth and development? Or, could it refer to the many divergent paths one might … Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Worldly Wisdom
Each week I find an inspiring gem to provoke you in to thinking more deeply about something. Proverbial Friday - each week posting new proverbs and quotes that inspire wisdom in all of us.
The current series explores the meaning of Polish proverbs and drills down on the expressions of gratitude
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.
Each Friday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought-provoking.