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Procrastinate: WotW

For reasons which I choose not to elucidate now, this week’s word is procrastinate.  Procrastinate, like so many of my favorite words, comes straight from the balmy Mediterranean shores of old Rome and the Latin tongue.  124 more words

Words

PROPITIATION

n. propisia’shon.

1) The act of appeasing wrath and conciliating the favor of an offended person; the act of making propitious. 2) In Theology, the atonement or atoning sacrifice offered to God to assuage his wrath and render him propitious to sinners. 26 more words

Religion

Word Of The Week - Monday 20th October

Bumbershoot (buhm-ber-shoot)

This noun means an umbrella.

What can I really say about this word?  I probably wouldn’t go around saying it willy-nilly, but it really is a fantastic word.   260 more words

Emily Says

Word of the Week: Ministry

This week Norma Jean and I are in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where I’m holding a meeting. The theme of the meeting is “Mobilizing for Ministry.” I believe it is a needed study among Christians today. 633 more words

Word of the Week

bundling

verb
The practice of wrapping one person in a bed accompanied by another.

Bundling used to be a widely diffused Welsh custom before marriage. The betrothed or engaged pair went to bed, or more frequently lay together, in their clothes . 83 more words

Dictionary

sajumar/sahumar

v. ritual treatment of passing children through smoke by a curandero; see desahumar

Word Of The Week

Preemie #WotW

As I said on Friday, I’ve been pondering my premature birth a lot lately. This week I’ve been pondering it so much that I’ll choose “preemie” as my word of the week. 613 more words

Journaling