Daily Archives: December 9, 2019

Horoscope♉: 12/09/2019


Things will be moving more in your favor as the day wears on. An easygoing, sensitive energy dominates the atmosphere. It will be easier for you to be yourself. Your loving, nurturing qualities are accentuated. You may have the urge to buy groceries and cook a wonderful meal for yourself and others. You’re happy to open up your home and offer your hospitality.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Whirling Dervish Festival

Today’s Holiday:
Whirling Dervish Festival

Each year up to a million people flood Konya, Turkey, on the anniversary of the death of the poet and Sufi Islamic mystic Jelaluddin al-Rumi. Rumi’s teachings are the basis for the Sufi Muslim order known as Mevlevi, which uses music and dance to experience spiritual ecstasy. Leading up to December 17, thousands of visitors arrive to partake of exhibits and lectures related to Rumi and the Mevlevi order. At the climax of the festival, the Mevlevis perform their whirling dance, wearing costumes that feature white trousers, a full white overskirt, and tall cylindrical hats. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Emily Dickinson (1830)

Today’s Birthday:
Emily Dickinson (1830)

Dickinson is widely considered one of the greatest American poets. After attending Amherst Academy and Mount Holyoke Seminary, she returned to her family home and spent the rest of her life there, writing. By 1860, she was boldly experimenting with language. Few of her poems were published in her lifetime, but after her death, her cache of poems was discovered, and heavily edited collections were published starting in 1890. It was not until what year that an unaltered collection was published? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: UN General Assembly Adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

This Day in History:
UN General Assembly Adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

Drafted by a committee chaired by Eleanor Roosevelt, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the world’s most translated document. Among its 30 articles are definitions of civil and political rights, as well as definitions of economic, social, and cultural rights—all of which are owed by UN member states to those under their jurisdiction. Since its adoption, it has acquired more juridical status than originally intended and has been widely used, even by national courts, in what ways? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Miguel de Cervantes

Quote of the Day:
Miguel de Cervantes

There are two sorts of beauty, one of the mind, the other of the body; that of the mind displays and exhibits itself in intelligence, in modesty, in honorable conduct, in generosity, in good breeding…and when it is this sort of beauty…that is the attraction, love is apt to spring up suddenly and violently. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Anger

Article of the Day:

Derived from an Old Norse word meaning “sorrow,” anger is an emotion whose merits have been debated by philosophers and scientists alike since antiquity. Galen and Seneca, for example, regarded anger as a kind of madness and saw value in controlling it. Marcus Aurelius viewed it as a sign of weakness. Aristotle, however, believed anger to be useful for preventing injustice because it arises from perceived injustice. What have recent studies shown about the association between anger and optimism? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: amount to nothing

Idiom of the Day:
amount to nothing

To result in no tangible or appreciable difference. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: well-heeled

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) Having plenty of money.

Synonyms: prosperous, well-off, well-to-do, comfortable, easy

Usage: The price tag is out of reach of all but the most well-heeled.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote: People who repeatedly attack your confidence…

Quote: People who repeatedly attack your confidence...

Quote: People who repeatedly attack your confidence…


My birds on the wire today

My birds on the wire today

My birds on the wire today

Proverb: Yiddish Proverb

Proverb: Yiddish Proverb

Proverb: Yiddish Proverb


Quote: Freda Kahlo