Wandering into Wonder

In my experience, wonder is so intricately tied to the magic of miracles.   A dictionary definition of wonder is: “a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable”.  Isn’t this also the essence of a miracle?  Of magic? These daily gifts of wonder (aka calling cards) that come to …

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Motherwort – Another Many Handed Mama

What’s in a name?   Sometimes everything!   Wort is an old-fashioned word used in many plant names like lungwort, bladderwort, spiderwort, and it is from the Old English word wyrt, which simply meant plant.  More precisely, a name given to a beneficial plant, as in the opposite of a weed, like milkweed, knotweed, ragweed.  So, motherwort …

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