Home » Archives by category » Dee Dee (Page 67)

Noun: Gist  (JIST) Definition: 1. The ground of a legal action. 2. The main point or part: essence. Sample sentence: I didn’t catch every word, but I did hear enough to get the gist of the conversation.

Continue reading …

Each of us has a gift to share… none are insignificant… the gift of laughter, the gift of strength, the gift of love… let the light of your gift shine for all to see and feel… you never know who might need it.

Continue reading …

Noun: Zephyr  (ZEF-er) Definition: 1. A gentle, mild breeze. 2. Any of various things of fine, light quality, as fabric, yarn, etc. Sample sentence: Every time a customer opened a department store’s big doors, a perfumed zephyr  blew over the shoots of crocuses, narcissus, hyacinths, and tulips in garden boxes near the entrance, which seemed […]

Continue reading …

Noun: Cataract  (KAT-uh-rakt) Definition: 1. A clouding of the lens of the eye or of its surrounding membranes that obstructs the passage of light. 2. a: Waterfall, especially a large one over a precipice. b. Steep rapids in a river. c. Downpour: flood. Sample sentence: The chance of developing a cataract may be avoided by […]

Continue reading …

Don’t let anyone steal your joy. You might not always be able to control a situation, but you can control how you react to it. Don’t give your power away to anyone. When you allow your happiness to depend on what someone else does or says, then you are giving your power away. You need […]

Continue reading …

Noun: Mien  (MEEN) Definition: 1. Air or bearing especially as expressive of attitude or personality: demeanor. 2. Appearance, aspect. Sample sentence: The minister projected a stern and serious mien from the pulpit, but we found him to be friendly and welcoming when we spoke with him in the social hall after the service.

Continue reading …

 Life is like the river. When you get in the water, it’s calm and peaceful, but as you go farther in you realize you’re in too deep and the water is now a strong current. Anyone can get caught on the wrong path. People can help you through it and make your burdens lighter. They […]

Continue reading …

Noun: Retinue  (RET-uh-noo) Definition: A group of retainers or attendants. Sample sentence:  The famous star was trailed by a retinue of 40 reporters, complete with satellite trucks.

Continue reading …

The best feeling in the world is finally knowing you took a step in the right direction. A step toward the future where everything you thought was impossible, is possible.

Continue reading …

Never give in. Never give up. Be relentless. Be so hungry that it keeps you awake. You can accomplish anything. This is your time.

Continue reading …