Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 259 – Relax. Nothing is under control

“Relax. Nothing is under control.” ~ Adi Da Samraj Control is truly an illusion, at least so far as everything outside our own reactions is concerned... "Relax. Nothing is under control." Mercury is retrograde once again, and yet despite all of the warnings given about fearing it, there is actually little to really dislike about… Continue reading Monday Mantra 259 – Relax. Nothing is under control

Word Nerd

Word Nerd:Illecebrous

Illecebrous is captivatingly beautiful, alluring, enticing. Illecebrous is a fairly archaic and obsolete word that derives from the Latin illecere (to entice) and -ous. Illecebrous appeared in the 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. Illecebrous is quite the mouthful of a word, though there is certainly a lovely allure to such a word, especially to a… Continue reading Word Nerd:Illecebrous

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 258 – We can’t be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within

“We can't be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within.” ~ Alexandra Ella Love can drive one mad, but only if one is out of touch with love... "We can't be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within." Love is life's… Continue reading Monday Mantra 258 – We can’t be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within

Word Nerd

Word Nerd:Melancholy

Melancholy is a depression of spirits, especially when habitual or prolonged. Melancholy is derived from the Middle English melancolie, which is/was a state (as of anger or sorrow) produced by excessive black bile. Melancholy is a word similar to morbs in that it feels so very Victorian in it's usage (or perhaps I simply read… Continue reading Word Nerd:Melancholy

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 257 – I used to be afraid of the dark until I learned that I am light and the dark is afraid of me

“I used to be afraid of the dark until I learned that I am light and the dark is afraid of me.” ~ D.R. Silva So much of what we fear is created in our minds rather than reality... "I used to be afraid of the dark until I learned that I am light and… Continue reading Monday Mantra 257 – I used to be afraid of the dark until I learned that I am light and the dark is afraid of me

Word Nerd

Word Nerd:Meraki

Meraki means to do something with absolute passion and devotion. Meraki is a modern Greek word derived from the Turkish word merak (labor of love). Meraki is the essence of yourself put into your work or whatever you are doing. Meraki is closely related to artistic or creative endeavors, however meraki can be applied to… Continue reading Word Nerd:Meraki