Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Lambent

Lambent means having a gentle, luminous glow. Lambent also means marked by  lightness or brilliance especially of expression. Lambent derives from the Latin verb lambere (to lick) and it first appeared in the English language in the 17th century. At first lambent was used to describe the way flames or light played across surface, though… Continue reading Word Nerd: Lambent

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 292 – You’ll be amazed at what you attract after you start believing in what you deserve

"You'll be amazed at what you attract after you start believing in what you deserve.” ~Unknown The laws of attraction are real... "You'll be amazed at what you attract after you start believing in what you deserve." Like attracts like is a saying based in very real truth. How often do we see and reflect… Continue reading Monday Mantra 292 – You’ll be amazed at what you attract after you start believing in what you deserve

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Word Nerd: Desultory

Desultory means unenthusiastically lacking in consistency, constancy or visible order. Desultory derives from the Latin desultorius which was used to refer to a circus performer called a desultor whose trick was to leap back and forth from horse to horse. Both desultor and desultorius derive from the Latin salire (to leap). While a desultor is… Continue reading Word Nerd: Desultory

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 291 – In the silence of love I am recreating myself once more…

"In the silence of love I am recreating myself once more.” ~ Roxana Jones It is in quiet stillness that the deepest of magic unfolds... "In the silence of love I am recreating myself once more." There are many kinds of silence. We all use silence for good and for bad. It is used as… Continue reading Monday Mantra 291 – In the silence of love I am recreating myself once more…

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Iterum

Iterum means again, anew, a second time. Iterum is a Latin word that derives from the Proto-Indo-European *i-tero-‎, from the pronominal root *i-‎, whence is‎. It's a new day, a new year, a new president with a new term, a fresh start all around and Iterum felt like an ideal word despite it being Latin… Continue reading Word Nerd: Iterum

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 290 – Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.

"Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. There are many times in life when you must question if you are living with hatred or love as your motivation... "Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes… Continue reading Monday Mantra 290 – Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.