A child is like an axe; even if it hurts, you still carry them on your shoulders. Finnish Proverb Several years ago, I created ‘Proverbial Friday’ on my blog, now 'Sunday Sayings.' I became fascinated with traditional proverbs and sayings, their metaphorical layers and the many different interpretations found within just a few, succinct words. … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – The Self
"The unhappiest people in this world are the people who care the most about what everyone else thinks."Unknown Many of us want to be right! We think we are right. We try to be right. We even try to convince others that we are right. It may be because it elevates our social status, or … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Unhappiness
A Cottage in sweden Weekly Saying Man kan sola sig en hel dag i en varm tanke "One can lie in the sun a whole day with just warm thoughts" Swedish proverb Thoughts and Meditation One of the benefits of incorporating a regular meditation practice into your life is in helping to settle the mind. … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Meditation
"It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go."
Bättre en fågel i handen än tio i skogen. Better a bird in hand then 10 in the forest.Swedish Proverb “Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough” ― Oprah Winfrey Are you constantly seeking contentment? Marc and … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Contentment
Throughout our lives, we constantly hear sageful advice such as: "Treat one another as you would like to be treated yourself "- That wise old Confucian saying of "Do Unto Others as You would have Done Unto You." We hear this, we know this, well most of us implicitly know this, yet often despite this, … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Kindness