Birthday of Georgia State


Did you know…

… that today is the Birthday of Georgia? Georgia became the fourth state to enter the United States of America on this day in 1788. Nicknamed the Peach State, Georgia was first explored by the Spanish, but named after King George II of England. Happy birthday, Georgia!

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life and don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. Most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.”

— Steve Jobs

Wisdom Quotes


The more you are like you, the less you are like others and this makes you truly unique.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. (Walt Disney)
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All of our fears are treasure troves of self-knowledge ready to be explored if you dare to make the first step.
Fear is a question. What are you afraid of and why? Our fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if we explore them. (Marilyn French)

Motivation


 though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance

Did you know…


Did you know…

… that today, besides being New Year’s Eve (Happy New Year, everyone!), Auld Lang Syne Day? Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played “Auld Lang Syne” as a New Year’s Eve song for the first time on this day in 1929. Auld Lang Syne had been the band’s theme song long before 1929. However, this night was the start of a New Year’s Eve tradition as Lombardo’s famed orchestra played at the Hotel Roosevelt Grill in New York City to usher in the new year.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.”

— Brad Paisley

What is Menology


WORD OF THE DAY
Menology
mə-NAL-ə-jee
art of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, early 18th century
1An ecclesiastical calendar of the months, especially a calendar of the Greek Orthodox Church containing biographies of the saints in the order of the dates on which they are commemorated.
 
Examples of Menology in a sentence “Rosa loved collecting different examples of menology, and switched calendars throughout the year to change things up.” “Theresa consulted a menology to learn more about her namesake saints.”