And We’re Not Talking Politics
Not meaning to get involved or comment on the strange race going on now in the United States, granted it is hard not to wonder how things will end. The members of the party that has a donkey as its symbol might just be kicking themselves, trying to decided between the highly experienced Hillary Clinton and the goodly Bernie Sanders. While on the other side, the elephant in the room of the Republican party is Donald Trump in live and living colour.
By the way, if you ever wondered how these symbols or party animals were chosen and why, check the history here.
No, the donkey to which I am referring this wonderful almost-Spring day is the one of the Jamaican proverb that is the focus on Tuesday Thought©. Regular readers know that every week a proverb is highlighted and it meaning explained within the context of our times. Sorry, I missed posting one last week but doing my best to make up for it today. However, you can check out the one from the week before on the wastefulness of worrying.
Distracted By A Donkey?
“No mek one donkey choke yuh,” is the saying of the day and translated into proper English it is “Do not allow a donkey to choke you.” What does this mean?
Members of this community received their daily dose of Weekday Wisdom© on Monday and they and I are “Living Boldly” this week. You can join us by subscribing and receiving your shots of Wisdom every weekday morning. It is a short motivational email to help you set the tone for your week and day. This week, we are affirming ways to live our lives without apologies, stepping onto our paths with confidence and removing those things from our psyche that would hold us back. One of the many things that can do that are the dream snatchers we meet along the way. They come in many forms and one such is as a donkey.
Watch today’s Tuesday Thought and find out how a donkey can snatch your dreams if you allow yourself to be mesmerized by its bray:
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