Friday, 31 August 2012

Week Word: Desiderata

I chose this week's word, desiderata, which means 'desired things'. 

It got me thinking about the things that we want or need (often not the same things) and that feeling of longing for something that is, as yet, out of reach. But how yearning itself can be sort of bitter-sweet; how sometimes getting the desired thing makes you wistful for the period of longing and anticipation.

A little introspective for a Friday... I'm clearly in need of a weekend!

Visit the other participants to learn a little about their desires this week:

And I'm going to bounce the Week Word ball back to John to pick for us next week.

1 comment:

  1. So true Jen, when we get what we want it can be bittersweet at times. Then we have to try and find another wish or desire to replace it with...... :)