YOUR FLAWS CAN MAKE YOU MORE VALUABLE

Kintsugi is the wonderful centuries-oldJapanese art of fixing broken objectswith a special lacquer dusted withpowdered gold,thus adding value to the broken object.It’s based on the idea that inembracing flaws and imperfectionsinstead of hiding or disguising them,you can create an even stronger,more beautiful piece of art.Kintsugi is related to thewonderful Japanese philosophyof wabi-sabi,which calls for seeing beautyin flaws and imperfections.Every break in an object is uniqueand instead of repairing an itemto make it look new, the techniqueactually highlights the “scars.”In the process of repairing objectsthat have cracked or broken,something more unique, beautiful,and resilient is created,even more beautiful than the original.Metaphorically speaking,we … Continue reading YOUR FLAWS CAN MAKE YOU MORE VALUABLE

MAY YOU BE BLESSED WITH AN ANAM CARA – SOULMATE

ANAM CARAis a beautiful ancient Celtic phrasewhich loosely translates as”SOULMATE.”ANAM is the Irish Gaelic word forSOUL.CARA is the Irish Gaelic word forFRIEND.Thus, the literal meaning is”SOUL FRIEND.”This is a very special relationshipbetween two people, such aslover, friend, family member,teacher, or spiritual guide.ANAM CARA is a Celtic philosophyand Irish belief that two souls withthis unique relationship are strongertogether than they are apart.”Two are better than one.”An ANAM CARA is the SOULMATE withwhom you can share your deepest hopesand dreams and the intimacies of your life.When you are blessed with an ANAM CARA,you have arrived at a most sacred place,a sense of … Continue reading MAY YOU BE BLESSED WITH AN ANAM CARA – SOULMATE

THE FIVE-FOLD PHILOSOPHY OF THE ANT

Ants are fascinating creatures. We can learn a lot by studying their FIVE-FOLD PHOLOSOPHY: Carry your share of the work; Know where you’re going; Stay positive and never give up; Work as a team; Love where you live. Carry your share of the work. Every ant works, no exceptions. Each one knows what to do and does it. No shirking of duty, no laziness. Know where you’re going. Every day ants have purpose. They know where they need to go and they go. They accomplish something every day. Stay positive and never give up. When things go wrong, ants keep … Continue reading THE FIVE-FOLD PHILOSOPHY OF THE ANT