One Word :Wanted
One Word is a simple webpage that displays a single word, different daily.Â Click go and type in the box for a minute.Â Done.
Wanted? Or needed?Â Was there a difference?Â Want comes from sight.Â Want that pretty bright thing.
Need comes from heart and body,Â both requiring sustenance.
She wanted to be more.Â She needed to be less.Â The two were always at war.
I like that last line a lot, particularly the needing to be less. That’s worth a nice long ponder.
For me, Mr. Dylan has long held the last word on the wanting/needing divide:
“Your debutante knows what you need, but I know what you want…”
that will be playing in my head all day now 🙂 Great background music for a 7:15 faculty meeting this morning. Heading out to the local coffee shop for fortification..Hope you have a day that gives you what you want and need.