"K" is for Kismet. Kismet? Yes, kismet.
For those of you just now jumping on the alphabet train... okay there's no train, but the Blogging from A to Z Challenge which myself and a whopping 1,801 other bloggers are participating in.
If you have a little extra time check the list of participants here. I'm at 1,401. Click on a name and read their magnificent blogs. I am humbled to be amongst such talent! As a side note, as bloggers drop out the total number of bloggers participating has decreased by 23 since I first posted these statistics several posts ago.
I know, you are probably still scratching your head at Kismet. Honestly, as I was thinking "Hmmm, the letter K is next... what should ... KISMET! I love the sound of that word. I wonder what it means or if it's even a word?"
Although I found this word in Mirriam-Webster, I liked the definition on Urban Dictionary best.
The word Kismet is of foreign origin and is used in Turkish, Urdu, Hindi and Arabic. In Hindi it would be pronounced more like kismat, and it means "fate" or "destiny". The meaning is exactly the same in English. So instead of saying, "it is fate", you could say "it is kismet".
I love it!! "Fate" or "destiny". Great words!
Now do I believe in fate or destiny, or are they mere coincidences ?
I believe in a higher power, God. I also believe that God more or less knows in what directions we will go, however he leaves the choices to us. Hopefully we will make good choices and stay away from the proverbial "apple".
With that said, I believe it is fate. Coincidences makes everything seem less personal... less kismet if you know what I mean... as if God doesn't have a hand in it all. Which is against all that I believe it. SOooo... therefore... it is fate... it is destiny... It is kismet.
Blogging A to Z Challenge April 2012... What will "L" have for us tomorrow?
Blessings to all!!
56 days to go...
... for a, l & c. You are my sunshine(s).
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