The female name Hildegardderived from the Old High German words hild (=war or battle) and gard (=protection) and means “protecting battle-maid” Variant spellings include Hildegarde. The Polish, Portuguese, Slovene and Spanish version is Hildegarda; the Italian version is Ildegarda. Hildegárd is a Hungarian version. An ancient German version of the name was Hildegardis. Persons named Hildegard, Hildegarde or Hildegart include:
Okay, two. But usually I don’t run into that many people. The girl at McD’s was annoyed I paid in cash — wrinkly cash and coins. Hey, I had dimes I needed to get rid of. She huffed, rolled her eyes, counted the coins with absolute angst.
There were others but I must say, I have to sing the praises of the girl who drew my blood.
“Until we have seen someone’s darkness, we don’t really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone’s darkness, we don’t really know what love is.”—Marianne Williamson (via kindnessalwaysmatters)
We would like to introduce Star (Tammy). She is joining the Egloff Animals Kingdom. This baby was found as a stray and rescued from Miami Dade Animal Shelter, just like all of our other fosters. Star is only 4 weeks old and 1.6…
“What’s more delightful than an evening beside the fire with a nice bright lamp and a book, listening to the wind beating against the windows? I’m absolutely removed from the world at such times. The hours go by without my knowing it. Sitting there I’m wandering in countries I can see every detail of — I’m playing a role in the story I’m reading. I actually feel I’m the characters — I live and breathe with them.”—Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary (via kindnessalwaysmatters)