Category Archives: 2016

THE GEM 24 AUGUST 2017 : Puzzle always deepest near the centre. 

A mouse that removes the palm-nut that turns out to be the bait of a trap, would already have known that the palm-nut does not ripen on the ground.

Source: Puzzle always deepest near the centre. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

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THE GEM 30 DEC 2016 : “Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.” George Bernard Shaw | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

Step by step, well directed, we can climb great mountains; even so in promotions; one unguarded step, may prove a frightful disaster to our lives.

Source: “Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.” George Bernard Shaw | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

THE GEM 29 DECEMBER 2016 : Heaven or hell; day or night; peace or war; which side are you on? | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

“Blessings be on this house,” Granny said, perfunctorily. It was always a good opening remark for a witch. It concentrated people’s minds on what other things might be on this house.”

Source: Heaven or hell; day or night; peace or war; which side are you on? | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

THE GEM 28 DEC 2016 : Dragons beget dragons, and phoenixes, phoenixes; and the offspring of mice will know how to chew holes. Chinese | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

May you touch dragonflies & stars, dance with fairies & talk to the moon. May you grow up with love and a gracious heart and always know how loved you are.

Source: Dragons beget dragons, and phoenixes, phoenixes; and the offspring of mice will know how to chew holes. Chinese | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

THE GEM 26 DECEMBER 2016 : A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. Coco Chanel. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

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When you meet a man who is broken, pick him up and carry him. When you meet a woman who’s broken, put her all into your arms. Cause we don’t know where we come from … we don’t know where we are. ”― Laurie Anderson

Source: A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. Coco Chanel. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

THE GEM 25 DECEMBER 2016 : Alas! How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus! There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence. Francis P. Church | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

“The giver of every good & perfect gift has called upon us to mimic GOD’s giving, by grace, through faith, & this is not of ourselves…!!!” St. Nicholas of Myra…!!!

Source: Alas! How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus! There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence. Francis P. Church | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY