They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds. Dinos Christianopoulos quote Monday Mantra 167 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 167 – They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.

“'They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds.” ~ Dinos Christianopoulos This mantra is one that is laced through with the kind of hope that is born in the midst of oppression and hate. It is a rallying cry to and of the spirit and the heart. It's saying that no matter… Continue reading Monday Mantra 167 – They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.

Find ecstasy in life the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily Dickinson quote Monday Mantra 166 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 166 – Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is enough.

“'Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” ~ Emily Dickinson To live is to experience one of the greatest miracles of all. I mean, the fact that you are alive, here and now, is such a joy, such a unique and marvelous gift. There is an exuberant ecstasy to be… Continue reading Monday Mantra 166 – Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is enough.

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Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Lenitive

Lenitive means the softening of pain or sorrow. Lenitive derives from the Latin lenire (to soften or soothe) - fun fact lenire also gave us the word lenient which originally meant relieving pain or stress. Lenitive also carries the obsolete meaning of a laxative (in medical terms). Personally I enjoy the word lenitive when using it… Continue reading Word Nerd: Lenitive