Last week’s word came from an erotic romance about a high-priced escort embroiled in Chicago’s crime underworld. This week’s word comes from the online devotional I subscribe to (Crosswalk.com). Talk about contrast!
▸ insipid intellectual nourishment
▸ any substance that can be used as food
“The ordinary pabulum of popular religion, of health and prosperity, just doesn’t line up with the suffering we see among some of the most godly men and women in Scripture. The abundant life that Jesus came to give does not come without struggle any more than a butterfly can soar without a struggle from its cocoon. We would never slice open a cocoon and expect to find a butterfly ready to fly. Without the struggle, the butterfly could not grow strong enough to take flight.”–Sharon Jaynes, e-devotional, Crosswalk.com. March 13, 2013
Definition from OneLook Online Dictionary