WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 11/7/18

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by Tifinie

 

It is important to take a step back and reflect once in a while.  Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.

 

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”  -Confucius

 

Confucius was a philosopher, teacher, politician, and editor from China.  He valued the importance of studying, developing ideas which grew into a philosophy known as Confucianism and later Neo-Confucianism.  His hopes were to get people to morally reflect on whether certain ideas were right or wrong by presenting situations that made people feel more than think and consequently create thought with purpose.

 

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:  Adamant   (adj.)

DEFINITION:  refusing to be persuaded, not yielding, firm in one’s opinion or position (as a noun, also meaning an extremely firm substance such as a stone or gem)

Adamant   |   adjective

Adamantly   |   adverb

Adamant   |   noun

Synonyms:  inflexible, unwavering, resolute, firm, insistent, determined, immovable, stubborn, rigid, unrelenting  (n.  ossified, inflexible, hard, firm, impenetrable, dense, solid)

Example sentence:  My teacher adamantly stated, “You must turn your projects in by Friday or you will get a zero.”   (n.  The adamant walls made the castle resistant to invasion.)

 

See how creative you can be and make up a sentence of your own and share in the comments below!

 


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