pel·lu·cid (pə-lo͞oˈsĭd), adj
- Admitting the passage of light; transparent or translucent
- Transparently clear in style or meaning: pellucid prose
Origin: Latin pellūcidus, from pellūcēre, to shine through : per-, through + lūcēre, to shine.
Admitting the passage of light. Hmm. Admitting: allowing, ushering in, welcoming. Passage: to go in and out, back and forth, through and through. This one small word, pellucere, so effectively sums up my daily prayer: Lord, let people see your light in me and through me. Thus, the point of this blog. So many people have told me I should start one, and I have resisted. But it dawned on me recently that being completely transparent and honest about my journey – its struggles and victories, tears and laughter – might just help someone else out along the way…