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Word study

Wisdom Bubbles

The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook. Proverbs 18:4.

May I have a word?

Sis asked me about my word for 2015. Each year we choose a word to focus on, one that embodies a concept we wish to understand on a deeper level. This year she is focusing on the goodness of God. My word is beauty.

Clearing it out: a meditation

Our son visits on Father’s Day, pokes around in the refrigerator, and pulls out a bottle of BBQ sauce with an expiration date of 2002. He holds the bottle up in front of me and points to the offending date.“Seriously, Mom?

Discombobulated: a word study

This tongue tripper, a 19th century Americanism, was coined in the days before Words with Friends, when people amused themselves with the dictionary instead of an iPhone app. They coined cleverisms by altering simpler words, in this case, discompose or discomfort.

Writers & Authors on Fire podcast interview with Sydney Avey

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