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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


Cracked: The Sequel

Chapel Service

Baystate Medical Center

July 28, 2014

These books on the altar represent the chapel services I did not give and will not have a chance to give: 1,005 more words


Kintsukuroi - The art of making broken things more beautiful than they used to be

I stumbled across this beautiful word today: kintsukuroi, also known as kintsugi. It describes the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with precious metals such as gold or silver, with the understanding that the piece is more beautiful, and holds more character, than it did before it was broken. 432 more words


On Gratitude, Rumi, Reflection, and Gold

Now that it’s Saturday morning, I’m reflecting a bit on this past week.

I leave for Ethiopia 2 weeks from today, with my daughter Aselefech… 546 more words



Today kids, we are discussing the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi.

Lol. Sorry. Had to.

Kintsugi is the art of repairing broken pottery or ceramics with powdered gold, silver or platinum.  80 more words