People often ask me how I come up with things to write about each day.  For the most part, there is no rhyme nor reason to it.  I write things about Christianity, aging, living in troubled times, going through difficulties and sometimes I just pick a Bible passage or thought from a sermon I recently heard and go with it.  Today I’ve chosen to write about the word, “imbroglio.”

It’s not a word I often use.  In fact I can’t remember ever using it, but it kind of rolls off the tongue.  For some reason this word popped into my head this morning, so I decided to look it up.  Some of its synonyms include – entanglement, altercation, a complicated situation. The word has a combination of origins from the Italian word, imbrogliare, which means to entangle and the Middle French word, embrouiller, which means to embroil.  It actually conjures up…

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