Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 249 – Dwell on the beauty of life…

"Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them." ~ Marcus Aurelius How often during your days do you pause and see the beauty of life... "Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them." Life is filled with such wonder and so… Continue reading Monday Mantra 249 – Dwell on the beauty of life…

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Word Nerd: Alew

Alew is an obsolete term for a cry of despair. Alew is also the cry used to call hounds at a hunt, a variation of halloo. I was unable to find much about the word alew in my hunt, much to my despair (you see what I did there.). The few facts I was able… Continue reading Word Nerd: Alew

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 248 – Find Your Peace and Then Everything Will Fall Into Place

"Ego says, "Once everything falls into place, I'll feel peace." Spirit says," Find your peace and then everything will fall into place."." ~ Marianne Williamson We all desire, seek out, and long for peace... "Ego says, "Once everything falls into place, I'll feel peace." Spirit says," Find your peace and then everything will fall into… Continue reading Monday Mantra 248 – Find Your Peace and Then Everything Will Fall Into Place

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Word Nerd: Hypnagogic

Hypnagogic means of, relating to, or occurring in the period of drowsiness immediately preceding sleep. Hypnagogic derives from the Greek root hypn- (sleep) and -agōgos (inducing). Hypnagogic is also borrowed from the French hypnagogique. Hypnagogic or a hypnagogic state is a state of half-sleep, that lull between consciousness and unconsciousness where the mind is half-dreaming… Continue reading Word Nerd: Hypnagogic

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 247 – A Creative Life is an Amplified Life

"A creative life is an amplified life." ~ Elizabeth Gilbert Life consists of so much, and yet there is one thing that can lift it even higher while making it deeper... "A creative life is an amplified life." Creativity is defined as the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and… Continue reading Monday Mantra 247 – A Creative Life is an Amplified Life

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Word Nerd: Woolgathering

Woolgathering means an idle or absentminded indulgence in daydreaming. Woolgathering is a combination of the words wool and gathering and it originated around the 1550's. Actual woolgathering is the act of gathering tufts of loose wool that got caught on bushes and fences and the like as sheep passed by and those who were woolgathering… Continue reading Word Nerd: Woolgathering