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Adjective: Hermetic  (her-MET-ik) Definition: 1: Relating to or characterized by occultism or abstruseness. 2: Airtight or impervious to external influence. 3: Recluse, solitary. Example sentence: The infomercial claimed that the new containers used modern technology to guarantee a hermetic seal that would keep food fresh for months.

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Sometimes you get to what you thought was the end and find it’s a whole new beginning.

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Verb: Kvell  (KVEL) Definition: To be extraordinarily proud: rejoice. Example sentence: My brother had every reason to kvell over his son’s achievements in high school, as he graduated with highest honors.  

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Most people need love and acceptance a lot more than they need advice.

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Appreciate where you are on your journey, even if it’s not necessarily where you want to be. Every season serves a purpose.

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Noun: Sniglet  (SNIG-let) Definition: Any word coined for something that has no specific name. Example sentence: The sniglet “anticiparcellate” means waiting until the mailman is several houses down the street before picking up the mail, so as not to appear too anxious.

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Those who chose, even on a small scale, to love in the midst of hatred and fear are the people who offer true hope to our world.

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Noun: Heliolatry  (hee-lee-AH-luh-tree) Definition: Sun worship. Example sentence: Archeologists believe that the members of many ancient civilizations practiced heliolatry because each of their temples faced east, toward the rising sun.

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Noun: Zeitgeber  (TSAHYT-gey-bur) Definition: An environmental cue, as the length of daylight or the degree of temperature, that helps to regulate the cycles of an organism’s biological clock. Example sentence: In nearly every land animal, light is the major zeitgeber, with temperature a distant second.

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You are never too old to set a new goal or dream a new dream.

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