Word Nerd

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.

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 289 – Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’…

"Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’...” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson Happy New Year & Happy New Day... "Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’..." Hope is such a divine and glorious word. To cherish a desire with anticipation.… Continue reading Monday Mantra 289 – Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’…

Monday Mantras

Joyeux Noel ~ Holiday Word List and More

A Joyous Yuletide Season to you all! I hope that you and all of your loved ones are safe and finding so much to be grateful and merry about! I am going to be stepping away from this space until after the first of the year but I wanted to leave you with some sweet… Continue reading Joyeux Noel ~ Holiday Word List and More