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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. The hymn of the Virgin Mary in Luke 1:46-55.
2. An utterance of praise.
From Latin magnificat (magnifies), the first word of the Latin version of the hymn that opens with “Magnificat anima mea Dominum” (“My soul magnifies the Lord”), from Latin magnus (great). Ultimately from the Indo-European root meg- (great), which is also the source of magnificent, maharajah, master, mayor, maestro, magnate, magistrate, maximum, magnify, mickle, mahatma, magnanimous, magisterial, magnifico, and majestious. Earliest documented use: before 450.
“Upon this level of success in my life, I have enough reason to intone my magnificat in honour of various people.”
Charles Lwanga Mubiru; The Uganda Martyrs and the Need for Appropriate Role Models in Adolescents’ Moral Formation; Lit Verlag; 2012.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come. -Joseph Campbell, professor and writer (26 Mar 1904-1987)