Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Emotions and Relationships

Those are 2 Quotes of two Noble Prize winners, that I found so deep and inspiring so loved to share them :

"All of us know a disease in Central Africa called sleeping sickness. What we need to know is that there is a similar disease that attacks the soul – and which is very dangerous, because it catches us without being noticed. When you notice the slightest sign of indifference and lack of enthusiasm for your similar, be on the alert!
The only way to take precautions against this disease is to understand that the soul suffers, and suffers a lot, when we make it live superficially. The soul likes things that are beautiful and profound”.

Professor Albert Schweitzer, physician and missionary

At the beginning of our life and again when we get old, we need the help and affection of others. Unfortunately, between these two periods of our life, when we are strong and able to look after ourselves, we don’t appreciate the value of affection and compassion. As our own life begins and ends with the need for affection, wouldn’t it be better if we gave compassion and love to others while we are strong and capable?”

The Dali Lama

Bottom line…relationships are really difficult. and I mean here any relationship, friends coworkers, lovers…etc. Difficult In the same way that fire is necessary to put up with the disagreeable smoke which makes breathing hard, and causes tears to pour down one’s face. However, once the fire is alight, the smoke disappears and the flames light up everything around us spreading warmth, calm, and possibly making an ember pop out to burn us, but that is what makes a relationship interesting, isn’t that true?


abufares said...

Soraya!!! Where have you been?
How about sticking around this time. We all miss you :-)

Soraya said...

Thank u Abu fares, i'll try to stick around :) miss u too

Anonymous said...


hi soraya.. m reann.. iv read ur blog..
i hav e few question i hope u dont mind answering :-)

i am not syrian.. but my boyfren is.. we've been together for about a year now..
s syrian man always value their friends more than their woman? i mean grlfrnd..
m so confused.. i knw he loves me coz i can sense dat.. but i dnt get the point y he still goes to his frend even f i am mad..