Motivation

WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Reticulation
rə-tik-yoo-lay-shən
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, mid 17th century
1

A pattern or system of interconnected lines that resembles a net

2

The network of cracks or wrinkles that can appear during photographic emulsion

Examples of Reticulation in a sentence

“The interwoven veins on a leaf produce an organic pattern of reticulation.”

“The shadows of the piles of sticks created an elaborate reticulation on the ground.”

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Motivation

WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Metanoia
me-tə-noi-ə
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Greek, late 19th century
1

A transformational change in one’s way of life

2

A change resulting from repentance and spiritual awareness

Examples of Metanoia in a sentence

“I experienced a profound metanoia and renounced all of my sinful ways.”

“After I got in touch with my spiritual side, I realized this was my metanoia.”

Motivation

Did you know…

Did you know…

… that today is the Caterpillar Club Birthday? In 1922, Lieutenant Harold Harris bailed out of his crippled test plane at Dayton, Ohio, but was saved by using a parachute. He thus became the first member of the Caterpillar Club (people saved by parachutes). The name “Caterpillar Club” refers to the silk threads that made the original parachutes, thus recognizing the debt owed to the silk worm. “Life depends on a silken thread” is the club’s motto.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do, remember?”

— Gregory Peck