Envision Kindness, which promotes and studies kindness, defines kindness as “Any action or inaction taken (or avoided) with the express purpose of benefiting someone else or preventing harm from occurring.” With that in mind, let’s look at some of the symbols of kindness.
We as humans are part of nature. However, we as humans are also typically part of civilization, which can blind us to our role in the natural world.
To create is to bring into existence something that wasn’t there before. This is a big challenge, but humans seem to find themselves unstoppably drawn to it.
Symbolic representations of time can help, whether they come in the form of instruments, we use to tell time or gods and goddesses associated with different aspects of time.
Life on Earth is full of limits, but infinity is the idea that some things are without limits. The infinity symbol can therefore be a powerful way to indicate that you’d like something, like your love for your partner or your child, to last forever. It might also awaken your curiosity about the mysteries beyond the boundaries of your usual experiences.
Since people identify with journeys and travel so strongly, consequently many symbols designate the human love for trips, expeditions, and pilgrimages. Let’s find out what the symbols of journey
As I already said, freedom is a pretty abstract term that is defined in an association-based way. Throughout history, different groups have interpreted the notion of freedom in various ways. However, some of the symbols have stood the test of time and are seen as universal.
You may have seen a tattoo that looks like five ornate vertical lines. This design is called Hah Taew, and it is one common design used in Sak Yant, a style of tattooing done by Buddhist monks primarily in Thailand and the surrounding area. Each of the five lines in the tattoo is a Buddhist blessing.
Confidence can be defined as faith in your own ability to be successful. Many symbols of confidence may therefore be unique to you personally, because the most important thing is what motivates you!
As you will soon see for yourself, within these symbols, the feminine is often associated with the divine, motherhood, wisdom and with general well-being. Other examples are more down-to-earth, perhaps a bit vain, and even vulgar – but still interesting to study as they offer a historical glimpse into our ever-evolving relationship with the feminine.
Jesus Christ, who began what became the religion of Christianity, was assisted in his ministry by a group of 12 apostles. These 12 men, also sometimes referred to as the 12 disciples, each brought something unique to the group. Each disciple is referred to in artwork by symbols that show what sets him apart from the others.
It is no wonder that there are numerous symbols related to this human phenomenon – both symbols of individual families, such as the family coat of arms, and symbols of familial values in general. Let’s find out what are the symbols of family across the world.