Posts Tagged ‘Words’

WORDs ✨

Words Bring Thoughts To Life … The Best Words Will Capture The Clearest Picture … The Kindest Words Will Warm Just Any Heart … The Subtle Words Will Offer Moments To Ponder … The Brightest Words Will Uplift Many A Surrounding … For Words Paint A Picture Of Past Present And Future Bringing Time To […]

A Few Words About Flu

This is National Influenza Vaccination Week, so I’m planning to get my flu shot on Wednesday morning. I hope many of you will join me, and get your flu shot this week if you have not already done so. There’s a pretty good chance that I’ll be getting my flu shot during the hashtag event […]

A Touch Can Be Worth A Thousand Words

“The first sense to ignite, touch is often the last to burn out: long after our eyes betray us, our hands remain faithful to the world.” — Frederick Sachs, The Sciences When nurse Mary Farren laid her hand on the arm of an older woman she was caring for at home following surgery, the touch […]

A Few Words About Walking

In September 2015, the US Surgeon General issued a call to action promoting “Walking and Walkable Communities.” That initiative is named “Step It Up!” and is commemorating its one-year anniversary with a Twitter Chat on Tuesday October 11 and a hashtag event on Wednesday October 12. The Surgeon General will co-host the Twitter Chat on […]

At A Loss: Last Words

The Pioneer Plaque “It’s a kindness that the mind can go where it wishes.” ― Ovid, “The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters” “Language is the only homeland.” ― Czesław Miłosz “These are all I have. I do not have the wide, bright beacon of some solid old lighthouse, guiding ships safely […]

Jennifer Lawrence Has Just 2 Words To Say To Donald Trump

Jennifer Lawrence has no love for Donald Trump. That much is clear. And the actress has now revealed exactly what she wanted to say when she came close to meeting the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in person: “Hey Trump, fuck you!” Lawrence disclosed what would have been her message to the billionaire real estate magnate on “The […]

Sarah Ricard’s GPS Guide On Words Of Encouragement

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the place! We all need a course-correcting tool — A “GPS for the Soul” — to help us find our way back to center. The guide below will […]

The Day I Heard The Words ‘You Have Cancer’

No one ever thinks they will be the one to hear those words. I can assure you I did not.   And as with most cases where one’s life is forever changed without a moment’s notice, it often follows the somewhat inevitable sentiment that: “Everything happens for a reason.” While surely predictable, I have come to realize […]

The Good/Bad Apple Experiment (aka the Power of Our Words)

My life partner, our 7-year-old son, and I recently conducted an experiment to see how words might physically effect our bodies. Our son had recently started developing a habit of saying mean things to himself when feeling down — like, “I’m stupid.” And “I’m the worst.” My partner and I had been trying to get […]

Words Tim Never Thought He’d Say | Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s | Oprah Winfrey Network

Opening a drive-thru Sweetie Pie’s restaurant was not an easy task, but Tim and the staff managed to get past their rough start. Tim knows he wouldn’t have successfully opened the Lindbergh location without the help of his trusted employees and he’s shocked at how much he’s come to rely on the previously irresponsible lil’ […]

Toponymity: An Atlas of Words

Toponymity: An Atlas of Words It’s no secret that America’s cookouts owe a lot to the exports of the European towns of Frankfurt and Hamburg, but we may not realize how much we’ve taken from two others: Budweis and Pilsen. Likewise, we know who to thank for Panama hats and Bermuda shorts. But did you […]

Mother Teresa: Life & Words

Mother Teresa: Life & Words This book is an anthology of 200 quotes from Mother Teresa and 57 facts about Mother Teresa. “Everything that is not given is lost.” “Peace begins with a smile.” “I fear just one thing: Money! Greed was what motivated Judas to sell Jesus” “We are all pencils in the hand […]

With Two Simple Words, Make a Difference

With Two Simple Words, Make a Difference Daily random acts of kindness can begin with two words: “Good Morning!” It’s amazing how two words conveyed from the heart can change the outcome of a day, any day for that matter. Case in point. During my daily sabbatical to a local convenience store, I’ve befriended an […]

Elizabeth Warren: Our Populist Agenda – in Her Own Words

Senator Elizabeth Warren has become the most visible leader of the growing populist movement that is uniting new majority around an agenda for economic change. But with media visibility comes over-simplified media analysis. For example, a McClatchy news service piece, published December 24, characterizes Warren supporters as a liberal faction mobilizing “voter outrage” against the […]

Eight Words For The Study Of Expressive Culture

Eight Words For The Study Of Expressive Culture Group. Art. Text. Genre. Performance. Context. Tradition. Identity. No matter where we are–in academic institutions, in cultural agencies, at home, or in a casual conversation–these are words we use when we talk about creative expression in its cultural contexts. Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture […]

Eight Words For The Study Of Expressive Culture

Eight Words For The Study Of Expressive Culture Group. Art. Text. Genre. Performance. Context. Tradition. Identity. No matter where we are–in academic institutions, in cultural agencies, at home, or in a casual conversation–these are words we use when we talk about creative expression in its cultural contexts. Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture […]

Dr. Maya Angelou On The Power Of Words (VIDEO)

Dr. Maya Angelou, who passed away on May 28, had an undeniable way with words. The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author is the source of countless quotes — “When people show you who they are, believe them,” for example — and eloquent life lessons, many of which she shared in her conversations with Oprah throughout […]

Don’t Use These 3 Words

“You’re being defensive!” If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of these words, you know that the last thing that you feel like doing upon hearing them is to drop your guard and open your heart. Ironically, that’s probably exactly what the person delivering these words is trying to get you to do. If […]

Healing Words – The Power Of Prayer And The Practice Of Medicine – Book Club Edition

Instant Korean: How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas With Just 100 Key Words and Phrases

Instant Korean: How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas With Just 100 Key Words and Phrases It’s amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication Do you want to speak simple Korean but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Korea for a short time and want a Korean phrase book to […]

A Woman’s Words to Women; On the Care of Their Health in England and India

A Woman’s Words to Women; On the Care of Their Health in England and India Used – General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1895 Original Publisher: S. Sonnenschein Subjects: Women Pregnancy Conduct of life England India Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be typos or missing text. There are no illustrations […]

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