Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Nunchi

Nunchi is a Korean concept signifying the subtle art and ability to listen and gauge others' moods. Nunchi first appeared 17th century as nunch'ŭi ("eye force/power"). Nunchi is literally translated into English as eye-measure, though it's closest in meaning to emotional intelligence. Nunchi is a vital component to interpersonal relationships and to general happiness since… Continue reading Word Nerd: Nunchi

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 273 – Things turn out the best for people who make the best of the way things turn out

“Things turn out the best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.” ~ John Wooden It's safe to say 2020 has not gone at all like anyone had planned and yet... "Things turn out the best for people who make the best of the way things turn out." Goodness, has… Continue reading Monday Mantra 273 – Things turn out the best for people who make the best of the way things turn out

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Egregore

Egregore is an occult concept representing a thoughtform or collective group mind that becomes an autonomous entity with the power to influence. Egregore derives from the Greek word egrégoroi (watchers). Egregore is a somewhat apt term for these current times since using the psychological terminology, egregore describes that sense or impression one can get when… Continue reading Word Nerd: Egregore

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Abendrot

Abendrot is the red color of the western sky at sunset. Abendrot is a German word that combines abend (evening) and rot (red color) and can be translated to mean evening red or afterglow. Abendrot goes with the last two Word Nerds I did - heliolatry and sabaism and can relate to a skyward gaze.… Continue reading Word Nerd: Abendrot

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 272 – Yesterday is heavy so put it down

“Yesterday is heavy so put it down.” ~ Life Wisdom We all of us carry so much unneeded weight from day to day... "Yesterday is heavy so put it down." Too often the seeming weight of the world rests upon our very souls. The worries, the fears, the pain, the suffering, the hatred and the… Continue reading Monday Mantra 272 – Yesterday is heavy so put it down