The Beautifully ImperFect

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Wabi Sabi is a Japanese word which is hard to define. The Japanese don’t even have it in their dictionary, but its essence is appreciating the imperfect. It is beauty that is imperfect, impermanent and incomplete.

We as humans are imperfect, impermanent and incomplete. We are Wabi Sabi. How freeing that feels. We are a natural thing, only a machine can be perfect and even they can go haywire. The stress we put on ourselves to look, act and create perfectly can make us very unhappy. Let’s celebrate our Wabi Sabi selves. We are made of stardust and what’s more lovely then that.

“The world is not to be put in order; the world is order, incarnate. It is for us to harmonize with this order.” – Henry Miller

“Perfectly ordered disorder designed with a helter-skelter magnificence.” -Emily Carr looking at the forest

As Carl Sagan says

Remember this every day

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