FILL THE CRACKS WITH GOLD!

A friend of this page named Marianne shared this beautiful essay from ElephantJournal.com about the traditional Japanese practice of repairing broken, priceless porcelain by filling the cracks with gold — thus transforming the plate from something shattered to something even more valuable, more magnificent (while not pretending the breaks did not occur.)

For obvious reasons of rich and pertinent metaphor, I love this.

Take a look, be inspired, mend yourself together with gold:

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Kintsugi as Yoga: Filling the Cracks with Gold. ~ Zo Newell
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My ideal student is someone who is irreparably altered, broken by life’s experiences and yet yearning for transcendence. I understand yoga, not as asana (

via Elizabeth Gilbert’s Facebook Wall

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