I have to say, I really appreciate the WordPress community. I learned about WordPress when I was looking at job postings for writers and started noticing that a number of them required WordPress experience. So, I Googled it to find out what it was.
Then I met Laleh Chini on Twitter and was introduced to her blog, “A Voice from Iran.”
After checking out a few more blogs and seeing their beautiful formats, I decided to take the plunge.
One of the things that really amazes me it that we can meet people from all over the world. And even if their blogs are written in different languages, it’s not much trouble to copy and paste something into Google Translate and read it.
I like looking at other languages and seeing how others compose their ideas. I think the text is beautiful and I am awed about the whole concept of learning a language. How do we master such a thing? Other languages look so foreign to me, it’s hard for me to imagine how children in those countries grow up learning them. And multilingual people fascinate me even more.
It is such a human trait. Language. It’s taken for granted. And just look how much communication has evolved and the technology that we use now to share our stories all over the world.
I know we all love it when others in our community like our posts. So here are a few examples of beautiful language from around the world from some of my blogging friends just using the word “like.”
Italian Mi piace
German Gefällt mir
Spanish Me Gusta
Swedish Tycka om
Pakistan (Urdu) کی طرح
Nigeria (Yoruba) Bi
Phillipines (Filipino) Katulad
I’m sure you can all add to this list.
Another reason I like it when my blogging friends like my posts is that it reminds me to go check out their pages. It’s hard to keep up with all of the good writing out there so that serves as a nice prompt.
Looking forward to liking more of your posts 🙂
Photo: A closeup of a cactus in bloom at a botanical garden in the southwest. The feature image zooming-in is sort of other-worldly. A friend described it as looking like an underwater organism – a sea creature. An it does sort of look like a Sea Anemone. The full view is below. Amazing to see that flower with such exploding beauty thriving in desert conditions. This is my analogy to the beauty of language in all it’s forms, unexpectedly breathtaking 🙂