For you will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; you will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. - Psalm 51:16-17 It’s been a long year. God has done many amazing things. I … Continue reading Sacrificing a Broken Heart
Amour propre - | ˌämo͝or ˈprôpr(ə) | - Noun - A sense of one’s own worth; self-respect: few indications in him of ordinary amour propre or common vanity.
Eggbeater - | ˈeɡˌbēdər | - Noun - A kitchen utensil used for beating ingredients such as eggs or cream. - • North American informal: A helicopter.
Plantigrade - | ˈplan(t)əˌɡrād | - Adjective - (Of a mammal) walking on the soles of the feet, like a human or a bear. Compare with digitigrade.
Flakelet - [fleyk-lit] - Noun - A small flake, as of snow.
Sisyphean - |ˌsisəˈfēən| - Adjective - (Of a task) Such that it can never be completed.
Reverie - |ˈrev(ə)rē| - Noun - A state of being pleasantly lost in one's thoughts; a daydream: A knock on the door broke her reverie | I slipped into reverie. • Music: An instrumental piece suggesting a dreamy or musing state. • Archaic: A fanciful or impractical idea or theory.
Quodlibet - |ˈkwädləˌbet| - Noun - 1. Archaic: A topic for or exercise in philosophical or theological discussion. - 2. Literary: A lighthearted medley of well-known tunes.
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The answer to “What is the meaning of life?” depends on who you ask. A geek or a smart aleck might say “42!” A nerd will start rambling about homeostasis and reproduction. Siri gave me a few different responses to the meaning of life, including “a movie” and “chocolate.” The most interesting answer to this … Continue reading Your Life Is Meaningless