Daily Archives: January 28, 2020

Horoscope♉: 01/28/2020


Long-distance phone calls from people living in distant states could bring some rather disconcerting news your way. This might arouse some anger within you, and you might be tempted to take it out on the caller. Don’t do this! The person is probably only the messenger. Some short trips in your neighborhood could find you confronted with impossible traffic. If you have to go out today, Taurus, you might get there more quickly by walking!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Vasant Panchami

Today’s Holiday:
Vasant Panchami

Vasant Panchami is a festival of spring, celebrated throughout India among Hindus and Sikhs at the end of January or in early February. People wear bright yellow clothes, the color of the mustard flower that heralds the onset of spring, and mark the day with music, dancing, and kite-flying. In Shantiniketan, West Bengal, the festival is celebrated with special lavishness in honor of Sarasvati, the Hindu goddess of learning and the arts. Her images are taken in procession to rivers to be bathed, and books and pens are placed at her shrine. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Emanuel Swedenborg (1688)

Today’s Birthday:
Emanuel Swedenborg (1688)

Swedenborg was a Swedish scientist, theologian, and mystic. He studied almost every field of scientific investigation and wrote copiously, publishing Sweden’s first scientific journal and anticipating many discoveries and inventions. However, his writing gradually shifted toward philosophy and metaphysics, and in 1744 he claimed to have had a divine vision. He spent the rest of his career interpreting the Bible and relating what he had seen in his visions. What sect is based on his beliefs? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Liliuokalani Becomes Hawaii’s Last Monarch (1891)

This Day in History:
Liliuokalani Becomes Hawaii’s Last Monarch (1891)

Liliuokalani ascended the throne in 1891 upon the death of her brother, King Kalakaua. Her refusal to recognize the constitutional changes inaugurated in 1887 precipitated a revolt, fostered largely by sugar planters—mostly American residents of Hawaii—that led to her dethronement early in 1893 and the establishment of a provisional government. Failing in an attempt to regain the throne in 1895, she formally renounced her royal claims. What well-known song was composed by Liliuokalani? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Hans Christian Andersen

Quote of the Day:
Hans Christian Andersen

It is the power of thought which gives man the mastery over nature. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Sanctuary Lamps

Article of the Day:
Sanctuary Lamps

In Christianity, a sanctuary lamp is a flame or lamp, usually red, placed in a prominent position in the sanctuary of a church. When lit, it indicates the presence of the Blessed Sacrament—the consecrated elements of the Eucharist. In Judaism, the sanctuary lamp is known by its Hebrew name, ner tamid, which means “eternal light” or “eternal flame.” In a synagogue or temple, the ner tamid hangs above the ark containing the Torah scrolls and is never allowed to go out. How is this achieved? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: a sobering thought

Idiom of the Day:
a sobering thought

A thought or idea which is dispiriting, depressing, or traumatic. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: callow

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature.

Synonyms: unfledged

Usage: Although he is 25, he still behaves like a callow youth in some ways.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

My vase with flower today (01/29/20)

My vase with flower today (01/29/20)

My vase with flower today (01/29/20)