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What I've Seen...Reaching 60

Tomorrow is my birthday. It’s a big one. Sixty. At this auspicious moment I am wondering how the hell did this many years pass so ridiculously fast? 882 more words


Kintsugi - making the cracks beautiful

Kintsugi is a technique used in old Japan to repair broken ceramics. A paste containing gold, silver or platinum is used to hold the fragments together making the repair process visible. 98 more words

wabi-sabi and some wasabi salmon cakes

Wasabi always makes me think of wabi-sabi – the Japanese  art of finding and embracing beauty in flaws and imperfection. It is a concept derived from Buddhism and based on the idea that nothing lasts, nothing is finished, and nothing is perfect. 516 more words


Mending Life With Gold!

I hanker for exploring the stuff. Whenever and wherever I get time, I get hooked to “Electronic Brain” and start surfing the net for piling up the information in the stack of my brain. 194 more words


Handmade Tales - Kintsugi and Other Things

Handmade Tales – Kintsugi and Other Things

Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects — from bread to shoes — without the intervention of human hands (assuming that pressing a button doesn’t count). 155 more words

Cracked Pots and Prayer

matterofprayer blog post for Thursday, July 31, 2014

Cracked Pots and Prayer

Ever feel fragile? The pressure, difficulty or challenge coming down on you is too much? 360 more words


You, with your eyes so bright
Your heart guarded, but so vulnerable when my hands wrap right around it.

You with your soul – adept at swirling right next to mine and wrapping it up in the most beautiful warmth. 42 more words