What are our p’s and q’s and why do we have to mind them?

16 thoughts on “What are our p’s and q’s and why do we have to mind them?”

  1. Oh I love the first explanation of the expression. It reminds of my childhood and my dilemma about the d and b. Every time I had to think of the way the its “belly” was supposed to face 🙂

    Your reflection is very insightful. God’s presence is every where and every day.

    Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my story.



  2. I’ve often heard this phrase, but never knew its origin. When we do understand where certain words and phrases come from, it’s somehow easier to live them in our own lives, and really appreciate them as we do.

  3. My children and students have decided that us ‘religious people’ manage to see God stuff in everything!! They may not have meant it as a compliment but I took it as one.
    Another example of mindfulness…

  4. Hi Andie, with me it is always song lyrics that greet me in the morning. I don’t know why but usually there is a song that pops in my head almost the second I get up. This morning it was from 70 song Leader of the Band….”My life has been a poor attempt, to imitate the man” Made me think of my attempts to “Imitate Christ” Maybe that should be a post!!!


  5. So very interesting!

    and I do love the way the Holy Spirit leads us through seemingly common everyday things into a place of communion.

    i enjoyed this very much.

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