A New Thing…
Since the start of the year, there has been a couple of changes on this blog, ones that I hope you are enjoying. Change is something that is completely embraced by me. In fact, I become quite restless when things become routine – whether that is in a job, a relationship, my weekly menu and even in my conversations and interaction with friends. Satisfied I am not with “sameness,” loving to be challenged, having something to learn and gaining new skills.
Over the past six months of relocating to WordPress, Tuesdays have been the day that our posts have been more focussed on wellness-related issues. You will continue to see that in our posts but not necessarily reading it. What do I mean by that? As of today, the Tuesday Thought© videos that were solely posted on my Facebook page up to this point will now be shared here as well. These videos are grounded in my cultural heritage which is Jamaican. I share 3-5 minutes of “wisdom,” arising out of a Jamaica proverb or saying.
Am I Satisfied or Have I Settled?
Today’s Tuesday Thought© is on the topic of being Satisfied versus Settling. In a few minutes, I am asking the question whether there is a differences between the two and whether you recognize, understand and are living the differences, if any, in a practical sense.
“If you can’t get turkey you must satisfy wid John Crow,” is the proverb discussed in the video and it translates in standard English: “If You cannot get a turkey, you must be satisfied with John Crow.” Most of you know what a turkey looks like but I am betting that a John Crow, as we call them in Jamaica, might not be as familiar – at least not by that name. A John Crow is basically a vulture – a bird that eats the carcasses of other animals and not one that you would even consider adorning your table at Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other time of the year!
So are Jamaicans that crazy to be suggesting you be satisfied with a John Crow, settle for one, if you cannot get/afford a turkey?
Watch the video for the explanation:
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