sear (v). Everything is on fire. Is there not also a gift in the flames, a cleansing of everything that would eventually decay anyway? (Psst this is my 700th post. Thank you, as always, for visiting. xo). Posted on February 12, 2014 by Jess Janz and filed under the word project- and tagged Fire Flames life lessons Positive Thinking Scorch the word project word of the day.