This is funny, but it’s also a mirror for me. This text teaches me that sometimes I say something before I think about it. That is not always good. In that way I can hurt someone, what is not my intention. That’s not the person who I want to be. It’s good to learn to think about the words first before I say them.
It is easier to write, in no time you can delete a word before anyone has read it. But that is also the easiest way. The point is that I wanna learn to communicate, as I also want to be approached. Personally, I would inwardly grow of all the lessons I learn. I will learn to speak with my heart in every situation, with love.
Before I act.. Listen
Before I react.. Think
I like this very much, Summer – especially the cartoon! 🙂
Writing brief but very useful for me, I really like
everyone may have made a mistake in saying, because it was not previously contemplated and hurt others even if not intentional.
thank you for sharing this post so that I understand this
grazie del tuo comento ..buon weekend 🙂
grazie cara del tuo comento al mio blog torni quando vuoi ..bello il tuo :0
Hahahahha..same happened with me…
I was in multiplex, standing in queue to get movie ticket n a so-called-friend found me n asked- “hey what are you doing here??” n me- “I’ve come to get a railway reservation :X”
I know, it’s quite common asking such obvious questions.. but it happens.. such questions n answers randomly come out… I’m also infected by this SPEAKING-WITHOUT-THINKING habit.. (happens sometimes) n seriously gotta work on it…
Ditto. Working on the same things myself..
Nice post Summer! Thanks for sharing!
ciao bei blog grazie
How are you,
Thanks for teaching me this. 🙂 Still, I will use that elephant line someday.
You’re welcome : ) Me too!
Have a nice day
Sweet greetings, Summer
grazie ..del comento buon pomeriggio
Elephants, too funny. It’s just like the old saying ” there is a white elephant in my living room”
Yes! Haha. Or, ‘Don’t think at a pink elephant.’ ; )
Have a nice day
Very sound lesson for us all to learn. That’s why we’re born with 2 ears and only 1 mouth. 😉
i used to be like that! only i did not said those words out loud, mumbled silently in my heart. 🙂
AnElephantCant say he is frightened
He knows you are having some fun
He hopes it’s a joke
But there are some mean folk
Who go out and buy AnElephant gun
Haha, don’t worry. I will save you with anything there is in a supermarket : )
“Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” Words have the power to kill or give life. Let’s choose life. 🙂
A great post Summer, so I will follow you to see where you may lead me. Not astray I hope 😉 Ralph x
Haha, no Ralph, to the sun : )
Have a nice day
Then the sun it shall be, as it is very cold here in Andalucia, Spain, and I am used to months of the sun. So I have come to the right place 😀
It’s not easy to learn, it needs time and patience with yourself. But we can do this : )
Have a nice day, Lesley
Great advice. It has taken me years to gain the wisdom you have discovered!
If I had been the recipient of the comment above, ‘….hunting elephants,’ I would laughed, and thanked you for bringing me a smile for the day!
Everybody’s different but, it also shows our potential for being superficially polite without giving a thought to what’s said.
Yes I agree, sometimes we want to be polite, it’s a good thing, more then a good thing.. But yes, sometimes it’s good to think about it before we ask a question or give a reaction.
Enjoy your day : )
I love shaping the written word and to see it forming in front of my eyes.
Love your comment : )
Excellent post! It’s so awesome that you are aware of what you’re doing. My uncle has this most annoying habit of saying, “What’s new? Nothing?” And I’m the one person in the world who would have “nothing” new as I’m always into new projects. But that’s just an example of someone who loves to talk and not listen.
I’ve brought it to his attention many times that this is an annoying trait of his, yet he never makes a conscious effort to change.
Another thing I can’t stand is when someone asks how you’re doing and you say, “Good, and you?” And they repeat, “Good. How are you doing?” THAT is like fingernails scratching on the blackboard!
I have a question for you, ‘How are you doing?’ ; ) You’re so right. We must think before we react
It happens all the time that we talk without thinking. It is hte same you go into a pizza shop and say I would like ot order a pizza…of course….they don’t sell anything else….dumbo….. there are more classics like that. Do you know that one…after you had a haircut they all ask…did you have a haircut….. no I fell under the lawnmover….
Yes I wished people including me would think more and be a bit wittier and thoughtful. Great post!
Haha!, Yes I know that questions. Lawnmover, haha : ) Or when you are eating a pizza.. It goes like this, ‘What are you eating?’ Ehm, a hamburger? : )
I prefer the written word, too–for just those reasons! (she says, editing comment…)
Thank you, Charron : )