Glossary of terms

Today is Wednesday, which means it’s time for the Inspirational word of the day.

Since today is the first Wednesday of the new year, I thought it would be a good idea to review all of the words I wrote about last year, in this one post.

That way, anyone new to reading this blog will be all caught up and I’ll get a chance to see what I’ve already written about.

So here is the Glossary of terms from 2009.

Focus: (noun) a central point of attraction, attention or activity. (verb) to concentrate.

Faith: (noun) confidence or trust in a person or thing.

Support: (noun) a person or thing that serves as a support. (verb) to sustain, endure, hold up, assist.

Connectors: (noun) a person or thing that connects.

Autonomy: (noun) independence or freedom.

Audacity: (noun) boldness or daring.

Rectify: (verb) to put right, remedy, or correct.

Healing: (noun) the act or process of gaining health. (adjective) curing, mending, getting well.

Cultivate: (verb) to prepare, develop or refine.  to devote oneself to.

Fortify: (verb) to strengthen or protect. to increase the effectiveness of.

Prosperity: (noun) successful, thriving or flourishing condition.  good fortune.

Love: (noun) a profoundly tender, passionate affection for someone. (verb) to benefit greatly from.

Desire: (verb) to wish or long for. (noun) a longing or craving for something that brings satisfaction.

Resilience: (noun) the power or ability to return to the original form. the ability to recover.

Promote:  (verb) to help or encourage to exist or flourish.  to further.

Development: (verb) the act or process or growth. progress

Alacrity: (noun) cheerful willingness, liveliness.

Recognize: (noun) to identify, acknowledge or perceive as existing or true.

Gratitude: (noun) the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful.

Unflappable: (adjective) persistently calm.  not easily upset or excited.

Determination: (noun) the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose.

Regroup: (verb) to become reorganized in order to make a fresh start.

Bittersweet: (adjective) pleasure mingled with pain or regret.

Equanimity: (noun) mental or emotional stability or composure, especially under tension.  calmness and serenity.

So there you have it!  The complete list of Inspirational words from 2009.

Please feel free to share your favorite words of inspiration in the comments.

I would love to hear your suggestions and ideas.

Thanks for reading! ;)



In response to the stormy seas of life, my husband Blake and I have created this website to be a Current of Inspiration, a wave of love and joy to wash away hate and fear. By posting every week, it's our commitment to making our world a better place. We hope you find it uplifting and will share it with your friends! Thanks for stopping by! xoxo

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