Each Valentine’s Day, when I see images of the chubby winged god Cupid taking aim with his bow and arrow at his unsuspecting victims, I take refuge in my training as a scholar of early Greek poetry and myth to muse on the strangeness of this image and the nature of love.
Quotes of the Day
Good News :)
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Fact of the Day
Once snowflakes have formed up in the clouds, gravity brings them down to Earth’s surface. It’s a nearly 20,000-foot fall. Typically, it takes about an hour for a snowflake to fall from a cloud to the ground.
Love & Wellness
Life can be challenging, and we would all like to be optimists and focus on the positive things that happen in our lives, but that is not the case. Everyone has a suggestion for adopting positive habits;
As much as we would want to always be positively optimistic in life, we are surrounded by negative people, and sometimes realities of life just bring us down. In these situations, staying on track with our positive energy seems like a mammoth task.