"To live happily is an inward power of the soul."~ Marcus Aurelius Happiness is a gift and a power... "To live happily is an inward power of the soul." Happiness is bandied about so much that, after awhile, it can almost lose a certain sense of meaning. We all want happiness, we desire to live… Continue reading Monday Mantra 105 – To live happily is an inward power of the soul
Estival means of or pertaining to the summer and Aestival is a variant of estival. Estival and Aestival both derive from the Latin aestīv(us) (of summer). The 21st of June is the official start of the Summer season in the Eastern Hemisphere and what better way to mark it then by discovering the word Aestival?… Continue reading Word Nerd : Aestival or Estival
"Only the ideas we live have any value."~ Hermann Hesse Life is filled with ideas. They flood every bit of our very beings, however... "Only the ideas we live have any value." Ideas are excellent things to have. They are built on inspiration, idealism, and dreams. Ideas are one of the key components of life,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 101 – Only the ideas we live have any value.
Petrichor is the earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil. Petrichor is formed from the Greek petra, meaning "stone", and īchōr, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology. Petrichor was named by two Australian researchers, who discovered that the smell is an oily essence emitted from rocks… Continue reading Word Nerd : Petrichor
"A book can teach you, a conversation can assure you, a poem can seduce you, a genius can inspire you but only you can save yourself." ~ Anthony Anaxagorou Inspiration floods this world at every turn and there are so many things that can influence you from the outside, however... "A book can teach you,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 78 – A book can teach you…but only you can save yourself
"We live in a World where joy & empathy & pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing. " ~ Ira Glass If you so choose the World holds so much to rejoice and delight in... "We live in a World where joy & empathy & pleasure are all around us, there for the… Continue reading Monday Mantra 76 – We live in a World where joy and empathy and pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing