Wabi-sabi

侘寂 |wabi sabi| noun • Japanese finding beauty in things that are imperfect, incomplete, or impermanent. Perfection is a siren's song. It calls to us across deep and treacherous waters, its mysteriously alluring melody tempting us to pursue it, promising us greatness when we reach it. But if we follow, allowing ourselves to become blinded …

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Shōgakkō

小確幸 |shōgakkō| noun • Japanese a small but certain happiness. Before I begin to write a post, I research the word to make sure that it's real and legitimate, and to make sure I have a thorough understanding of what it means before I begin to write about it. This one surprised me with a bit …

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