When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something has suffered damage, and has a history, it becomes more beautiful — Billie Mobayed, Knowledge is Power.
Today’s Post Is a Reblog of a Post By My Friend: Dr. Deborah Khoshaba
Did you ever notice how the people whose hardship gives them the most reason for giving up on life often become the fiercest advocates of living? They find meaning in their suffering that actually restores their will to live, rather than destroys it. What is more, many of them say that without having suffered they would not have been able to experience life’s wonder, fully.
Indeed, most of us will have experiences that challenge the integrity of what we know and that in which we believe, just as a result…
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