“Don’t try to calm the storm. Calm yourself. The storm will pass.” ~ Buddha Life is filled with storms of all kinds, but we were made to weather them... "Don’t try to calm the storm. Calm yourself. The storm will pass." Wow. Are we ever in the midst of a storm right now. A storm… Continue reading Monday Mantra 262 – Don’t try to calm the storm. Calm yourself. The storm will pass.
Shoshin refers to having an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions. Shoshin is a word from Zen Buddhism that means "beginners mind". The practice of shoshin is the practice of seeing the world with wonder and unknown possibilities, like a beginner would. Shoshin in Zen Buddhism is used when referring to studying a… Continue reading Word Nerd:Shoshin
Here's to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them. International Women's Day is a day to recognize and celebrate all of the women in your life and in this world. All of the women who are making their marks in this world and who have blazed trails in… Continue reading International Women’s Day – Here’s to Strong Women
Halcyon is a time that is calm, peaceful, tranquil and idyllic. Halcyon derives from the ancient Greek alkyon or halkyon (kingfisher). In Greek mythos, Alcyone and Ceyx were a happily married couple who enraged the Gods by calling themselves "Hera" and "Zeus". As punishment, the Gods killed Ceyx by destroying his ship and when Alcyone… Continue reading Word Nerd:Halcyon
“I am worthy of the best things in life, and I now lovingly allow myself to accept it.” ~ Louise Hay How often do you feel, think, or tell yourself that you are worthy... "I am worthy of the best things in life, and I now lovingly allow myself to accept it" You are worthy.… Continue reading Monday Mantra 261 – I am worthy of the best things in life, and I now lovingly allow myself to accept it
Polychromatic is having or exhibiting a variety of colors. Polychromatic was first used in 1841 and derives from the Greek polychrōmatos which is a combination of poly- (many) and chromatic (pertaining to color or colors). Polychromatic is a bright, vibrant, thoroughly colorful word, per it's definition. Oh yes, there are plenty of colors that are… Continue reading Word Nerd:Polychromatic