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“If you listen to your fears you will die never knowing how great you might have been.” ~Robert Schuller     “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ~Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy Like this:Like Loading…

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Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, But no one thinks of changing himself.” “Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. … Continue reading

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Affirmation

Definition: (n) a positive declaration Author Commentary: I believe in affirmations, whether used in prayer, lists of positive statements, or simply continuous positive thoughts, they work. Like this:Like Loading…

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Impedimenta

Definition: (n) Things hindering progress; encumbrances Author Commentary: I am currently riding my house of impedimenta; the things, the baggage, the encumbrances that weigh me down simply by their presence and it is mentally cathartic. Like this:Like Loading…

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Apiculture

Definition: The raising and care of bees. Author Commentary: Not only is this a new word in my vocabulary, it is a new experience in my life. My husband and I have recently started our own apiary! Like this:Like Loading…

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Contumacious

Definition: Willfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient. Author Commentary: An apt description for myself, my husband, and my offspring. Like this:Like Loading…

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Ineluctable

Definition: Not to be avoided or escaped, certain, inevitable.   Like this:Like Loading…

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Platitude

Definition: A commonplace or trite remark, especially one uttered as if it were novel or momentous. Author Commentary: <throat clear> Uh, every blog that I write? Struggling to think of something that people who don’t know me might be interested … Continue reading

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Tintinnabulation

Definition:The ringing sound of bells. Author Commentary: I really like this word. I’m not sure I’ll ever be able to work it into a conversation but it’s fun to say. It just sounds celebratory. Like this:Like Loading…

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