Meraki

Source: Gracious Lady blog, Feb 2014

Definition: Meraki (pronounced: may-rah-kee); Greek; adjective
1. To do something with soul, creativity, or love.
2. To put “something of yourself” into what you’re doing.
*Note: There is no English equivalent for this word. Meraki is, unsurprisingly, untranslatable.

Greeks often use to describe what happens when you leave a piece of yourself (your soul, creativity, or love) in your work. When you love doing something that you put your entire self into, the love and happiness shows. The gracious being of your soul shines through and it manifests into the world.

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