THURSDAY_why the fourth day of the week is so called?

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Just a brief pick up from where we left off. Today i am going to take you through Thursday? Why Thursday the simple answer is because it is Thursday today!

The English word Thursday is named after the Norse god of thunder, Thor. Thursday literally means “Thor’s day” in Old English. Thor is represented riding a chariot drawn by goats and wielding the hammer.
In most languages with Latin origins, the day is named after the god and planet Jupiter. Jupiter is depicted as the chief god of sky and thunder who maintained his power with his thunderbolt.
-Middle English – thursday or thuresday
-Old Norse– thorsdagr – Thor’s day
-Old English– thunresdæg – Thunder’s day
-Latin – dies Jovis – “Day of Jupiter”
-Ancient Greek – hemera Dios – “day of Zeus”
Thursday is the day of the week following Wednesday and before Friday. According to the ISO 8601 international standard adopted in most western countries, it is the fourth day of the week. In countries that use the Sunday-first convention, Thursday is defined as the fifth day of the week. It is the fifth day of the week in the Judeo-Christian liturgical calendar.The name is derived from Old English Þūnresdæg and Middle English Thuresday (with loss of -n-, first in northern dialects, from influence of Old Norse Þorsdagr) meaning “Thor’s Day”. Thunor, Donar (German, Donnerstag) and Thor are derived from the name of the Germanic god of thunder, Thunraz, equivalent to Jupiter in the interpretatio romana.

In most Romance languages, the day is named after the Roman god Jupiter, who was the god of sky and thunder. In Latin, the day was known as Iovis Dies, “Jupiter’s Day”. In Latin, the genitive or possessive case of Jupiter was Iovis/Jovis and thus in most Romance languages it became the word for Thursday: Italian giovedì, Spanish jueves, French jeudi, Sardinian jòvia, Catalan dijous, and Romanian joi. This is also reflected in the p-Celtic Welsh dydd Iau.The astrological and astronomical sign of the planet Jupiter (♃Jupiter) is sometimes used to represent Thursday.

Since the Roman god Jupiter was identified with Thunor (Norse Thor in northern Europe), most Germanic languages name the day after this god: Torsdag in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish, Hósdagur/Tórsdagur in Faroese, Donnerstag in German or Donderdag in Dutch. Finnish and Northern Sami, both non-Germanic (Uralic) languages, uses the borrowing “Torstai” and “Duorastat”. In the extinct Polabian Slavic language, it was perundan, Perun being the Slavic equivalent of Thor.Thor is the Norse god of thunder. He is represented as riding a chariot drawn by goats and wielding the hammer Miölnir. He is the defender of the Aesir, destined to kill and be killed by the Midgard Serpent.

In the Christian tradition, Maundy Thursday or Holy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter — the day on which the Last Supper occurred. Also known as Sheer Thursday in the United Kingdom, it is traditionally a day of cleaning and giving out Maundy money there. Holy Thursday is part of Holy Week.In the Eastern Orthodox Church. Thursdays are dedicated to the Apostles and Saint Nicholas. The Octoechos contains hymns on these themes, arranged in an eight-week cycle, that are chanted on Thursdays throughout the year. At the end of Divine Services on Thursday, the dismissal begins with the words: “May Christ our True God, through the intercessions of his most-pure Mother, of the holy, glorious and all-laudable Apostles, of our Father among the saints Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, the Wonder-worker.Ascension Thursday is 40 days after Easter, when Christ ascended into Heaven.

This is simply Thursday. Have a blast!

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AFTER SCHOOL TRAUMA

You know it is serious when you hardly see any of your colleagues available for a chart during the course of the week. This saying that when days are dark friends are few indeed exists.

I have to sit up in my bed and have sleepless nights wonder where i am going to start off. Whose door step am i going to knock at. Who am I and what do I want to kick start my after school life. But first and foremost i got wonder what is it that i can add to another person’s life in that way i can know who am i. I got an option also to what business do i want to start off.

This is a pretty sad issue but it is reality. All the four years i spent in varsity were clases and some voluntary work only. When i sit down and try gather a CV all i harvest is a page full of information and then i start to realize i achieved nothing if not little. The look in the secretaries eye as she browses ones CV is the worst ever. Yaah! life can be so messed up i tell you. You would wish the earth opens up and swallow you up. This is so bad.

There is always a light at the end of the tunnel. I would say all we do in school must be well packaged and be delivered to the external world and all shall unfold then. All the best for the class of 2015…Ready to take the planet by storm to another level.

DO YOU REALLY HAVE TO IMPRESS THE NEXT PERSON?

You  beat up yourself so hard it hurts, you look to your right you see people carrying hope on you, as you are still down you look to your left and there awaits your greatest challenge, for some reason you would feel the timing is wrong and the other you feel its a challenge and you should just take it as it comes.

Its life. But i tend to think we do it for the wrong reasons, just to impress the next person. In life we need to set our own limits considering our own pace. You set your goals looking at what you can afford. If you live to impress or out do others this will be a draw back in life. This has been a set back in most of the peoples life. it is good to use other people as your focus point but do not try be like them. Be your own man and set your own achievements.

Setbacks are common for everyone. Trying to impress other people can be a downfall to ones life. Just be yourself and live your life to out do your set goals. One must have objectives they must achieve at the end of the day. I understand no man is an island but you got to know your limits and bounds in life.So do your thing to impress yourself and beat yourself at your own game.

Well i got admit there are people you feel the need to prove wrong but do it in a smart way it does not bite you in turn. Live with your head up, be positive and if you struck down never ever be destroyed.

DEPRESSION IN FRIENDZONE

The friend zone, in popular culture, refers to a platonic relationship wherein one person, most commonly a man, wishes to enter into a romantic or sexual relationship, while the other does not. It is generally considered to be an undesirable or dreaded situation by the lovelorn person. If a desired party does not return or respond affirmatively to the advances or affection of the desiring party, but continues to participate in the friendship in a platonic way, it is sometimes described as friend-zoning.

There are differing explanations about what causes a person to be placed in the friend zone by another. It might result from misinterpreted signals or from a fear that a deeper relationship might jeopardize the friendship. A Chicago Tribune writer suggested there were several cases in which someone might become relegated to the friend zone:

(1) person A is not sufficiently attracted to person B,

(2) person A misinterprets nonverbal cues from person B signaling their interest in deepening the relationship,

(3) there is sexual repulsion (but not enough to block a friendship).

In a friendship between the two people, being relegated to the friend zone can happen to either person.In another instance, a woman described her male friend, someone she was comfortable with as if he was one of her girlfriends, but their relationship became problematic when he wanted their relationship to develop romantically but she did not. One man compared the friend zone to being a “third wheel” and having only a platonic relationship with a woman. Writer Jeremy Nicholson in Psychology Today suggested another problem with the friend zone, specifically that a romantic pursuer, instead of being rejected up front, uses the ploy of friendly acts as a “back door” approach into a romantic relationship.

Marshall Fine of The Huffington suggests that the friend zone is “like the penalty box of dating, when your only crime is not being buff and unobtainable. Dating adviser Ali Binazir described the friend zone as , “Justfriendistan,” and wrote that it’s a “territory only to be rivaled in inhospitability by the Western Sahara, the Atacama, and Dante’s Ninth Circle of Hell.” Mastin Kipp of the Huffington Post described himself as always having girlfriends who were “girls” but were only his “friends”, meaning there was no sex between them.There is general agreement that once someone is in the friend zone, it is difficult to get out.

A woman is a warm hearted person and an easy to love person, only men misinterpret our actions. Laughing with them, confiding in you about our terrible bosses, sending one-liners back and forth via text. You still remain “just a friend.” So there is nothing so annoying having to loose a friend for a lover. This is total insanity. There can never be anything annoying more than a man being all snobby trying  to be all sexual when you do not find him fitting any of your own expectations..

When you do certain things to people, you tend to get it back yourself. Call it karma or the Golden Rule — it exists! So men claim to be hit hard by being in the friendzone when we would practically be saving them of their emotions. The way the react in turn is so violent. They want to rub it in ones face that they have tortured them all the time they confided in them. But thing is you were always willing to listen in and never felt depleted of your attention.

One other thing they always feel they can scare to expose of the secrets you have shared with them. They want to draw you to themselves, which is so naive and selfish of men. They want to live a life in a box which is so impossible. A man has to get it through his thick head that there are people women classify as friends and there is that one man who can then be a lover. just a genuine friend we find you to be and that is it. Legit Friendship.

friendzone facts
friendzone facts

AWKWARD MOMENTS

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Yes i know what you are thinking i mean what is she doing? This is awkward. I know you have heard those moments where you roll your eyes you that was or is awkward.

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And we have certainly experienced such words being said to our faces. i wonder what you did because definitely i turn and walk away just to shame myself of the embarrassment.

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Well well there is a t.shirt that says it all. The important thing ever you can ever favor yourself to do is to walk away. You are meeting with a new friend for the first time and you learning he cannot use a fork and a knife you are wondering what has he been doing all his life? Well it is life.

“LOOK AT THAT PERSON!”

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” This lady looks so depressed she been bitting her nails ever since she got in,” she whispered into a friend’s ear. So this was a conversation i eves dropped whilst i was sitted in a bus this morning. People actually do judge people from their actions and its so real. I do not dispute the English saying, “actions speak louder than words!” but at times people make the worst analysis of who you really are. For heaven sake she might be doing it because it is her habit (nail bitting).

It has came to a point now that even the way people appear in every phase of their lives they get to be critiqued of who they are. Earlier on i had lunch in some street vendor with a friend. we happened to knock onto a colleague of ours who looked so perplexed we also ate from that same place. He explained how we looked so exquisite for french fries and fat cakes. you see that is someone judging us out of our appearance and behavior.

What you have eaten, where and or when is not so important, bottom line after lunch we are all full and will be up to work till dawn. Having silly thoughts of how people act it is not so important. the time you waste thinking about the next person you would using to up your game and forget about their witnesses which someone is feeding them the way to polish them off and probably  you getting them two steps ahead of oneself. So forget it and stop saying it behind their backs if it is of importance and must be changed.

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BLUE MONDAY THEOREM

How are you feeling today? Chances are not so good and waking out of that bed was equally a hustle.Just because this morning you woke up on what has come to be known as ‘Blue Monday’ – the day of the year on which most of us feel at our lowest ebb.

I still get to wonder where did all this “Blue” get to be linked to a “Monday.” “It is an unquestioned fact that during the Middle Ages the Monday before the beginning of Lent was called Blue Monday – but there are two schools of thought as to why it got that name. One holds that the churches were decorated in blue on that day. Another believes that because so many people spent the weekend before Lent in drunken revels, they woke up mighty ‘blue’ and hung over on that Monday morning. And then there’s a later version of the origin of blue Monday, this one stemming from the days of sailing ships. Monday – any Monday – was flogging day. Errant sailors were brought before the mast and flogged until they were black and blue.” From “Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins” by William and Mary Morris (HarperCollins, New York, 1977, 1988).

Monday has often been called a blue day. There is considerable speculation as to why this might be so. One theory runs that Monday (before the advent of the washing machine) was the usual day for washing and a blue dye was frequently used to keep clothes from yellowing. Blue is also frequently associated with depression. Since Monday is typically the first workday of the week and workers must look over a long depressing stretch of time until their next day-long break it has often been referred to as a blue day.Many cultures see Monday also as an unlucky day, even as a day when people become insane. This may have something to do with the day’s association with the moon.

This was initially associated to January only but it has now diverted to affect every month and every Monday of the year. It is because of how people has made it to become. Thursday marks the beginning of a long weekend for every week. Heavy drinking, parting, clubbing and all sorts of social functioning which runs till Sunday. Then comes the Monday 5am alarm and one decides to name the day Blue Monday. So with thus we shall forever live with Blue Mondays.

blue Monday
blue Monday