Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Nescience
Pronunciation: \ˈne-sh(ē-)ənt, ˈnē-, -sē-ənt\
Definition: (noun, adj)
1) lack of knowledge; ignorance.
2) agnosticism.
Etymology: Late Middle English: from Latin nescient- ‘not knowing’, from the verb nescire, from ne- ‘not’ + scire ‘know’.

Quote of the Day

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.

Henri Nouwen