Brontide is a low muffled, rumbling sound like distant thunder heard in certain regions of the world. Brontide was most likely formed from the Greek noun brontḗ (thunder) and the suffix -ide, which is a variant of -id (offspring of). Brontide is heard in in certain seismic regions especially along seacoasts and over lakes and… Continue reading Word Nerd: Brontide
“Your wound is probably not your fault, but your healing is your responsibility.” ~ Denice Frohman We all have wounds, some deep, others shallow, however... "Your wound is probably not your fault, but your healing is your responsibility." The wounds we gather upon ourselves as we go through life are many and varied, however all… Continue reading Monday Mantra 218 – Your wound is probably not your fault, but your healing is your responsibility
Weald is a forested woodland or an area of open rolling upland. Weald in Old English specifically described the forest between the North and South Downs in Sussex, Kent, and Surrey. Weald is a West Saxon variant of Anglian wald/wold (an upland plain or stretch of rolling land). Weald is usually used capitalized when referring… Continue reading Word Nerd: Weald
“Every word you speak is an affirmation The subconscious is always listening.” ~ Louise Hay Every word, every thought you speak or have is heard and acknowledged... "Every word you speak is an affirmation The subconscious is always listening." Thoughts and words are created with energy. This energy is then sent out and transformed into… Continue reading Monday Mantra 217 – Every word you speak is an affirmation. The subconscious is always listening.
Nepenthe (pronounced ni-pen-thee) is anything, particularly a drug or drink, that induces a pleasurable forgetfulness of sorrow or trouble. Nepenthe is Greek in origin and it is the opposite of pathos. Nepenthe has long been popular with poets with the likes of Homer and Edgar Allen Poe utilizing nepenthe (or it's close kin) as a… Continue reading Word Nerd: Nepenthe
“Your body is precious. It is your vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.” ~ Buddha Your body is such a invaluable, lovely, divine gift... "Your body is precious. It is your vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care." My body and your body are such incredible things. We exist in this earthly way because… Continue reading Monday Mantra 216 – Your body is precious. It is your vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.