Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
Peregrination pair-uh-gruh-NAY-shun (noun) An excursion, especially on foot or to a foreign country; journey -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
In honor of the birthday of Rumi, one of the most widely read poets in the world, check out this Web site, which has information on Rumi, collections of his poems, news, links and more. Rumi’s spiritual poetry is sure to inspire most everyone who reads it, so check it out today.
Number to Know
2,400: Approximate number of languages the Bible has been translated into, making it the most translated book in the world. Today is International Translation Day. The date for the observance was picked because today is the feast day of St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators.
This Day in History
Sept. 30, 1955: James Dean dies in a road accident at age 24.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Jenna Elfman (38)
“Your task is not to seek for love but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” - Rumi, who was born on Sept. 30, 1207.