Archive for June, 2015

Today’s Quote: “Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

Today’s Word: Secular adj. 1. Worldly rather than spiritual. 2. Not specifically relating to religion or to a religious body. “A secular book.”

Random Thought: I always try to cheer myself up by singing when I get sad. Unfortunately, my voice is worse than my problems…

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Today’s Quote: “When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” – Lao Tzu

Today’s Word: Arduous adj. 1. Demanding great effort or labor; difficult. “An arduous undertaking.” 2. Testing severely the powers of endurance; strenuous. “A long and arduous process.”

Random Thought:  You may not be as cool as you think if 3 out of 4 of your friends could be guest cast members on the Big Bang Theory…

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Today’s Quote: “It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” – Elizabeth Kenny

Today’s Word: Arduous adj. 1. Demanding great effort or labor; difficult. “An arduousundertaking.” 2. Testing severely the powers of endurance; strenuous. “A long, arduous, and exhausting war.”

Random Thought: It appears that the real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment…

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Today’s Quote: “Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” – Wayne Dyer

Today’s Word: Oxymoron n.pl. A phrase in which two words of contradictory meaning are used together for special effect, for example, “wise fool” or “to make haste slowly.”

Random Thought: Running away doesn’t help you with your problems… unless you’re overweight…

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Today’s Quote: “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle

Today’s Word: Pervicacious adj. Stubborn, extremely willful, obstinate. “He became quite pervicacious in his old age.”

Random Thought: I named our TV remote Waldo, for obvious reasons…

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Today’s Quote: “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
– Jim Rohn

Today’s Word: Accoutrement n. Additional items of dress or equipment, carried or worn by a person or used for a particular activity. The General dressed for battle in shining accoutrements.”

Random Thought:  Before Instagram, I used to waste so much time sitting around having to imagine what my friends’ food looked like…

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Today’s Quote: “We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.”– George Bernard Shaw

Today’s Word: Vernacular n. The language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region. An idiomatic word, phrase, or expression. The idiom of a particular trade or profession: “In the legal vernacular.”

Random Thought: In about 20 years, the hardest thing people will have to do is find a username that isn’t taken…

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Today’s Quote: “If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” – Timothy Leary

Today’s Word: Paradigm n. A typical example or pattern of something; a model. “The economic paradigm was flawed.”

Random Thought: I’m in shape… Unfortunately, it’s the shape of a potato.

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Today’s Quote: “You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.” – Michael Johnson

Today’s Word: Deciduous adj. Not permanent or lasting; ephemeral. “The fire created a deciduous outlook for the company.”

Random Thought: Seriously, I think it would be better if some people just posted “wants attention” as their status…

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Today’s Quote: “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
– Thomas Edison

Today’s Word: Vexatious adj. 1. Full of annoyance or distress; harassed. 2. Causing or creating vexation; annoying. “Her ex-husband put her in a vexatious situation.”

Random Thought: You might be spending too much time online, if most of your conversations start out,” I saw this thing on Facebook”…

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