11 July 2009

What are you?

A while back, my daughter told me that she thought I gave up easily. I agreed with her then. I thought about it a great deal later and came to the conclusion that I really did not give up that easily about things that really mattered to me (the way I wanted to bring up my children for example). But I've never been confrontational. I think of myself as water--a meandering stream flowing peacefully along. If a stone is thrown in its path, the water flows around it or wears it down with gentle, persistent erosion. I have dealt with most of my life like that.
So tell me, what element do you feel you are?

12 comments:

  1. I'm like dirt. I may not be crazily beautiful, but I'm very useful. I enjoy nourishing those I love, and I tend to be all over the place. I'm also wildly underappreciated by those with perhaps an unnecessarily strong need to control.

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  2. Thanks Esbee. you're wildly appreciated in blog world anyways.

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  3. I too hate confrotations and opiniated people put me off.I'd rather try to reason with people or ignore them. Being an Aquarian I think I am like water in my approach. are you an aquarian too?

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  4. HHg, actually I'm a Libra and so an Air sign. But then I guess liquids and vapours are sort of similar in their physical properties? :-)

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  5. I'm an Aquariuan, but I've always been told it's an air sign.

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  6. Esbee, yes Aquarius is an Air sign. the 3 Air signs are Libra, Aquarius and Gemini. The water signs are Pisces, Cancer and Scorpio actually.

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  7. I try to approach issues from a practical standpoint. I will stand firm on certain issues and be pliable if the occasion demands it. So in that sense I guess I am very much the earth (my sign? I am a taurean). :)

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  8. I thought since Aquarius was a water bearer it was a water sign.I stand corrected.

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  9. Perhaps, sometimes to my detriment, I am fire. I get passionate and "all het up" about something and go off like a sudden flame flaring brightly. On the other hand some of the most beautiful places I have stood were the result of fiery volcanic explosions. Thus my design label "Fiery Heart Designs"

    Oh --- Great post and thoughtful question. So, you , to ask it. I look forward to giving you a huge hug!.

    O.

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  10. and Leo is a fire sign O!

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  11. Yes, a very interesting question Sue - I've never thought of myself in these terms before but as a pisces I think maybe I have more water traits than any of the others. I am fascinated by water too - it has so many qualities. I'll probably go back to live by the sea one day:)

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  12. What you wrote could easily describe me also. I usually let things pass me by unless someone could get badly hurt. But on real important issues I will stand my ground when it is necessary, but this happens very seldom. I am a Virgo and I do not let the little things get to me.

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