We all know the slogan, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas." The exact opposite is true of Gdansk. Their slogan is: 'What happens here moves the world.' The Solidarity Gate The selfie is mine, but this iconic location belongs to the people of Gdansk, (until 1939, known as Danzig, Poland). This particular spot holds … Continue reading UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Gdansk Shipyards
Palace in Warsaw Weekly Proverb When I had money everyone called me brother Polish proverb "The gap between rich and poor is now at a level where Europe, at the time of the French revolution, looks positively socialistic by comparison:- ~The three wealthiest people in the world today now own more than the poorest 48 … Continue reading For Richer and Poorer – Sunday Sayings
I took a walk through a small village in Poland, high up in the Tathra range near the Slovakian border. Come join me in Zakopane.
Sayings, quotes and proverbs offer us knowledge; knowledge that is passed to us in much the same way a relay runner 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.
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.
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.
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, … Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom