Word of the Day: Benevolent

/bəˈnevələnt/, adjective:

1. wishing to do good, actively helpful; kind hearted, good natured

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” Thomas Jefferson

2. serving a charitable rather than profit-making purpose; philanthropic, humanitarian

Think of the universe as a benevolent parent. A child may want a tub of ice-cream and marshmallows, but a wise parent will give it fruits and vegetables instead. That is not what the child wants, but it is what the child needs.” Srikumar Rao

Allie Osuch, 69.6 miles, Dicks Creek Gap, US 76