WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 3/27/19

Published Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by Tifinie

 


Food 4 Thought


 

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.

 

“Pearls don’t lie on the seashore.  If you want one, you must dive for it.” -Chinese Proverb

 

If you want something in life, you must be willing to work for it.  You may luck out and find a pearl on the beach once in your whole lifetime, or maybe even twice if you’re super lucky.  However, waiting for that one opportunity that in reality may never come will cost you a lifetime of experiences you would have gained by diving into the ocean to get those pearls.  Plus, diving for pearls will open the door to having more than the one pearl compared to waiting on the shore for a chance pearl that may or may not show up.  By actively going after what you want, you will noticeably increase your chances of success.  If you just wait around for an opportunity to come to you, you will be waiting a long, long time for just a little bit of success if any.  Instead, dive in, the waters deep and full of pearls.

 

 

 

 

 


   WORD OF THE WEEK   


Practicing your vocabulary words can be overwhelming.  However, if you follow Wednesday Wisdom, you can learn a new word every week and practice using the word all week long.  By the time the next word is posted, you’ll have mastered the last word adding it to your personal word bank.  Own as many words as you can!

 

 

Fathom (verb)

DEFINITION:  to understand after critical thought; (noun, a unit of measure)

 

Fathomable, Fathomly   |  adjective

Fathomably  |  adverb

Fathom  |  noun

 

Synonyms:  understand, comprehend; measure, sound, gauge

Example sentence:  My favorite thing to do in the morning is to wake up in time to watch the sun rise and try to fathom the universe.

 

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


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