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con·trol [ kən trṓl ] manage: to exercise power or authority over something such as a business or nation operate machine: to work or operate something such as a vehicle or machine restrain or limit something: to limit or restrict somebody or something, e.g. in expression, occurrence, or rate of increase     I’ve had several people tell me recently ... Read More »


ThinkingWords: Humility2

hu·mil·i·ty [ hyoo míllətee ] modesty or respectfulness: the quality of being modest or respectful I started a new job. It has consumed me, in a good way, I think, for the last several weeks. I really don’t know what day it is unless I look at a calendar. My life is in some ways a blur right now as ... Read More »


ThinkingWords: Liminality

lim·i·nal: adjective \ˈli-mə-nəl\ 1: of or relating to a sensory threshold 2: barely perceptible 3: of, relating to, or being an intermediate state, phase, or condition : in-between, transitional <in the liminal state between life and death  — Deborah Jowitt> In anthropology, liminality (from the Latin word līmen, meaning “a threshold”) is the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs ... Read More »


ThinkingWords: Beginning

be·gin·ning [ bi gínning ] first part: the first part or early stages of something start: the point in time or space at which something starts, comes into existence, or is first encountered early conditions: the conditions in which something or somebody starts     My son was quiet this morning getting ready for school. My daughter tried to hold ... Read More »


ThinkingWords: Happily

hap·pi·ly [ háppilee ] fortunately: used to indicate that something that could have been difficult or disastrous is luckily not so willingly: with willingness in happy way: in a pleased, contented, or joyful way I’ve been thinking about writing for a while now, really since my last entry. I have several posts started and I haven’t hit publish. I’m not sure why. ... Read More »

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