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Your life and my life flow into each other as wave flows into wave, and unless there is peace and joy and freedom for you, there can be no real peace or joy or freedom for me. To see reality—not as we expect it to be but as it is—is to see that unless we live for each other and in and through each other, we do not really live very satisfactorily; that there can really be life only where there really is, in just this sense, love.Frederick Buechner
- Back-formation from wafter (armed convoy ship), alteration of Middle English waughter, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German wachter (a guard), from wachten (to guard)
- the current usage derives from the sense 'carried by water'. See waif
Third person singular
- to float easily and gently on the air
- A breeze wafted through the open window and wafted her sensuous perfume to my eager nostrils . . .
- a light breeze
- something (a scent or odor), such as a perfume, that is carried through the air
- (nautical) a flag, (also called a waif or wheft), used to indicate wind direction or, with a knot tied in the center, as a signal
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