Word of the Day #28: Berserk

Berserk: violently or frenetically destructive; wildly destructive To go berserk is to have a fit of destructive rage.   Berserk came into English from Old Norse.  In Old Norse, a berserkr was a raging warrior.  The Norse word is likely a combination of ber (bear) and...

Word of the Day #27: Galore

Galore: plenty; abundantly; in abundance Galore is from the Irish go leór meaning sufficiently, enough.   May you find black Friday deals galore out there today. Synonyms: plenty, aplenty, abundant, ample ================================================= Into Words? ...

A Good Thanksgiving Day Tradition

Years ago, Michael Masterson posted this tip on the site Early to Rise. ================================================= Being the day before Thanksgiving, I have a 30-minute “task” for you that will make you feel good and bring you many future blessings....

How to Handle Anxiety

You’ve seen the studies.  You’ve seen the reports.  You’ve probably experienced it yourself. Anxiety is on the rise.  Covid didn’t help at all.  Made it worse, actually. A few weeks ago, the pastor of the church I attend tackled anxiety...