|Kintsukuroi courtesy of google~|
Interesting phrase and theory is it not? Most in our society look at anything broken as throwaway items - but not the Japanese - the consider Kintsukuroi pottery to be more beautiful for having been broken.
Kintsukuroi finds and celebrates the beauty in the flaws - And I’m totally down with that.
Perceiving myself as "being broken" stopped me in my tracks - even though my legs worked perfectly.
Thanks to diabetes, my tendons play tricks on me, forcing me to listen to and take notice.
Diabetes has perpetually caused me to say I’m sorry, even when I’m not.
Diabetes has helped me to develop a twisted and wonderful sense of humor.
But now I see that there’s beauty in the flaws - there are works of art in the gold and silver flecks of strength and resilience that make me who I am.
Kelly as Kintsukuroi - more beautiful, strong, and resilient for having been broken.
The DOC (Diabetes Online Community,) as Kintsukuroi -more beautiful, strong, and resilient for having been broken.