Friday, May 6, 2011

A Proverb to Ponder

" You cannot stop the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can stop them from nesting in your hair."

A Chinese proverb that I really like. 

As always, birds can teach us so much, even indirectly.

Thanks to Sandy for the perfect nest photo!


Teri C said...

Awesome proverb. I have never heard that before but it sure is good advice.

That photo is also awesome. Thanks Sandy and Geraldine.

Anonymous said...

Boy, would I like to send that proverb to a few people!!
I love it.

Mullin Avenue Workshop said...

Wise words, and beautiful photo!

Govind said...

Beautiful saying and an equally beautiful picture.

Geraldine said...

Hi Teri, A good one that I had heard a long time ago and recently re-read in a poetry book. Isn't that nest photo perfect?

Hi Sandy, Me too! Thanks again for the nest. Wonderful shot!

Hi Brenda, I agree!

Hi Govind, Welcome and thank you.

Happy Weekend and Mother's Day, G

Joseph said...

There is a lot of truth in this proverb. We can learn a lot from many of the proverbs. I like the photo too.

Anonymous said...

This post means a lot to me because birds and my love for them have saved my life - they have lifted me out of depression and gloom many a time. An excellent proverb!

Promising Poets Parking Lot said...

love it.

divine words.
beautiful spirits in your post.

welcome share a free verse with us today.
you rock.

Geraldine said...

Hi Joe, I LOVE this photo and I agree about the proverb!

Hi Sel, I know you love birds Sel, I'm glad you enjoyed this post. Sounds like it "spoke to you" that's great.

Hi PPPL, Thanks for stopping by. Your poetry blog rocks too!

Happy Saturday, G :<_

PS: I'm just checking some previous posts and always like to respond to comments, even if it's quite a bit later!

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