Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 245 – My favorite color is October and a link to a Word List

"My favorite color is October" Joyous Autumn Equinox to all those in the Northern Hemisphere... "My favorite color is October" The turning of the seasons is always an exciting and delightful time. The promise of a new beginning, the changes in the air and nature, the hope and celebrations each season uniquely holds. While each… Continue reading Monday Mantra 245 – My favorite color is October and a link to a Word List

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 244 – Be unapologetic about who you are and the value you add to this world

"Be unapologetic about who you are and the value you add to this world." ~ Lindsey Eryn You are here to take a place, your place, in this world and life... "Be unapologetic about who you are and the value you add to this world." It can be so easy to dismiss yourself, your talents,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 244 – Be unapologetic about who you are and the value you add to this world

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Kontal-Kontil

Kontal-Kontil is the swinging of long earrings or the swishing of a dress as one walks. Kontal-Kontil is an Indonesian term that has no direct English counterpart, which is a real shame. Poetic words from other languages like kontal-kontil are one of my favorite things. It shows both the limits of the English language and the… Continue reading Word Nerd: Kontal-Kontil

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 243 – Take a deep breath…what is important this very second

"Take a deep breath. Get present in the moment and ask yourself what is important this very second." ~ Greg McKeown How present are you in yourself, in your surroundings at this very moment... "Take a deep breath. Get present in the moment and ask yourself what is important this very second." Day in. Day… Continue reading Monday Mantra 243 – Take a deep breath…what is important this very second

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 242 – The world is changed by your example not by your opinion

"The world is changed by your example not by your opinion." ~ Paulo Coelho The only way for the world to get better is for change to occur, but how... "The world is changed by your example not by your opinion." The world can be a scary place, what with so much destruction, damage, and… Continue reading Monday Mantra 242 – The world is changed by your example not by your opinion

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Luciferous

Luciferous means providing light, illumination or providing insight or enlightenment. Luciferous originated in 1640-50 and derives from the Latin lucifer (morning star, literally, light-bringing) and -ous (possessing, full of). Luciferous quite obviously has a tie with Lucifer, the fallen archangel. Lucifer was a light bringer before the fall and, as some believe, because of the… Continue reading Word Nerd: Luciferous