Monday, June 11, 2012


What is wabi-sabi you ask?  It is beauty found in the imperfect and the impermanent; of things modest and humble.  It is a nature-based aesthetic that is applied to the art of living a creatively conscious life. Wabi-sabi is about the fine balance that exists between the pleasure we receive from acquiring 'things' and the ultimate contentedness we feel when not encumbered by 'things'.  Wabi-sabi is about hidden aspects and overlooked specialness;  the understated and the unassuming.  It is the elegant simplicity of a quiet tea ceremony:  boiling and pouring the water, preparing the tea, serving with grace, enjoyment.

One must sloooow downnnn , be patient, and look very closely to experience and appreciate subtleties that are the essence of wabi-sabi..... Practicing it in small ways can change your life.

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