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Adjective: Capricious (kuh-PRISH-us) Definition: Impulsive, unpredictable. Sample sentence: The court ruled that the punishment was arbitrary and capricious.

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Love people who hate you. Pray for people who have wronged you. It won’t just change their life, it will change yours.

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Noun: Diapause  (DYE-uh-pawz) Definition: A period of physiologically enforced dormancy between periods of activity. Sample sentence: Although insects most often enter diapause when they are pupae, diapause can occur during any life stage.

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Do not let people pull you into their storms. Pull them into your peace.

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Adjective: Refluent  (REH-floo-unt) Definition: Flowing back. Sample sentence: The refluent waves fled away from the shore and left a line on the sand beach.

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Life is an echo. What you send out, comes back. What you sow, you reap. What you give, you get. What you see in others, exists in you.

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Noun: Amphibology  (am-fuh-BAH-luh-jee) Definition: A sentence or phrase that can be interpreted in more than one way. Sample sentence: Still feeling some of the effects of her recent cold, Tara was bemused by the amphibology on the café’s menu: “Try our soup—you won’t get better.”

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Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can do is say nothing at all.

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Adjective: Quiescent  (kwy-ESS-unt) Definition: 1. Marked by inactivity or repose: tranquilly at rest. 2. Causing no trouble or symptoms. Sample sentence: The alligator is deceptively quiescent on the sunny shore, watching its approaching prey, waiting for the moment to strike.

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We don’t talk about trees getting older…we say they are growing. Let’s use the same language for ourselves:  we are not getting older, we are growing.

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