Archives For October 17, 2013
The success of any trap lies in its fundamental simplicity. The reverse trap by the nature of its single complication must be swift and simpler still.
Word: Avaricious [ Ah-ver-ishis]
Part of Speech: Adjective
Definition: Immoderately desirous of wealth or gain; greedy. Characterized by avarice; greedy; covetous.
Origin: Mid 15th Century
Example Sentence: They are avaricious and will do anything for money.
The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ. But it is far easier than what we are all trying to do instead. For what we are trying to do is to remain what we call “ourselves,” to keep personal happiness as our great aim in life, and yet at the same time be “good.”