Motivational Quote/Word/Song/Videos of the Day- 15 Sep 2008


MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Life in abundance comes only through great love.”  -Elbert Hubbard

WHITNEY HOUSTON- THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL   *******I miss Whitney!  She was right on the money when she said, “…learning to love yourself, it is the greatest love of all”.  You’re not really living if you don’t and you can’t fully love another until you do.*******

WORD OF THE DAY

ENTREAT

(intransitive verb, transitive verb)
[in-TREET]

intransitive verb

1. to make an earnest petition or request: “Sharon sat at the kitchen table, gloomily considering how she might entreat her husband not to go to the war-torn region.”

transitive verb

2. to beg somebody for something; ‘entreated his boss for another chance’

adverb form: entreatingly
noun form: entreatment


Origin:
Approximately 1340; from Old French, ‘entraiter’ (‘en-‘: make + ‘traiter’: treat, meaning to beseech, to implore).

In action:
“A Buddhist, Sokoloff was the primary sponsor and host of the visit by His Holiness. In his vigorous introduction, Sokoloff said this was the beginning of a pendulum swing, the tipping point of change.

‘We will send a message of love and compassion indeed to every part of the world,’ he said. ‘We are all interdependent. I entreat all of us to be ambassadors of compassion. You can say you were present when energy shifted in the world.'”

Dana Dugan, Matt Furber. “Dalai Lama extols virtues of compassion,” [Well-received spiritual leader’s visit runs smoothly.] Idaho Mountain Express (September 14, 2005).

MOTHER’S PETITION  *******Last year 23 South Korean missionaries were kidnapped when they went to Afghanistan to take care of the sick children there.  This petition to release the hostages helped to bring 21 of the 23 safely home to their families 51 days after being captured.******* 

SONG OF THE DAY

PUSSYCAT DOLLS- WHEN I GROW UP  *******Uh…I’d say they’re lookin’ pretty grown up in this here performance.  ;)*******

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