Guilty feelings are different from shameful feelings, although they can overlap. How do you deal with guilt or guilt manipulation by others in your circle? How have you reached acceptance?
How do you deal with guilty feelings or guilt manipulation from others? And, how do you view safety and growth? Can these qualities operate simultaneously or are they oppositional?
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, make us think more deeply about something.
This week I present a Native American proverb and several quotes examining emotions and values and prejudice. What is your opinion of the advice inherent in these famous words? Do they give us any guidance for our life? Proverbial Friday at Something to Ponder About
Every Friday I post a proverb, saying or quote I found thought provoking and discuss possible interpretations. Join in the discussion. What do you have to say?
It's there in the belly, it sits like a stone, hard, heavy and dragging them down.