Harmony in Imperfect and Natural

If you look closely at a tree you’ll notice it’s knots and dead branches, just like our bodies.

What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully.

– Matthew Fox

Wabi Sabi is a way of seeing the world that is at the heart of Japanese culture. It finds beauty and harmony in what is simple, imperfect, natural, modest, and mysterious. – Mark Reibstein, Wabi Sabi To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality. – John Ruskin, The Stones of […]

via A Way of Seeing the World — Steve McCurry’s Blog


14 thoughts on “Harmony in Imperfect and Natural

    1. Imperfection is a part of being human. If that’s ignorance so be it. But, just because eternity is eternally perfect does not mean we can achieve that perfection here on earth. “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Alas, imperfection is a sign of our mortality… and we must not beat ourselves up trying to reach perfection on this side of heaven. Just do your best, “Tamrindleaves”. ❤

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