Puzzled.


Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

Puzzled

Puzzled.
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“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow,

stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.”

― Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

“Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.”

― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“The truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counterintuitive. It may contradict deeply held prejudices. It may not be consonant with what we desperately want to be true. But our preferences do not determine what’s true.”

― Carl Sagan

Wanted to share some inspirational quotes with you.  Today seemed like a good time to do this. There are an estimated 100,000 words in the English language that are feelings related. Some emotions are pleasant, and some are unpleasant, but all feelings can provide useful information. If any of these quotes strike a chord with you, please share them.

Look at these related posts for more on this topic and other feelings.

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2 thoughts on “Puzzled.

  1. 100,000 feelings related words? So many? Wow! What I like in your quotes is that they all mention puzzles and puzzling. I recognize that my feelings also sometimes are puzzling to me. But then again, puzzles can be enjoyed. Thank you for sharing.

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    • I’ve come to believe that the two things each person has to do in life are first to figure out who they are and second to decide what meaning their life has. For humans, life is always a giant puzzle we keep working on until we get it done. Thanks for your comment.

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