trouvaille // something lovely discovered by chance; a windfall- gives me hope


Spanish, (tener duende) loosely means having soul, a heightened state of emotion, expression and authenticity. Used in talking about ones expression in art or music

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Querencia: (n.) a place from which one's strength is drawn, where one feels at home; the place where you are your most authentic self.

Like wading in and ocean of memories. Each wave that crashes over me brings a different emotion. A smile delights my heart when I think of you and then I am awash in sadness that you are gone. Drowning in my tears. Waiting for the tide to sweep me away.:

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Saudade (n.) a nostalgic longing to be near agin to something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and then lost; "The love that remains" portuguese. oh how i love portuguese.

The exquisite pain. I think we have ALL been there!

la douleur exquise - n. the heart-wrenching pain of wanting the affection of someone unattainable. Well I know this feeling.

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Isn’t it interesting that this is a term almost always applied to women, as though it’s something (yet another thing) we should aspire to be… “happy & lively in a way that is attractive…”

pronunciation | \pa-‘rA-lE-on\

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pronunciation - pa-‘rA-lE-n - noun, English, origin: Greek, sea, ocean