Kintsugi living blog — detachment

Detachment: Living with open hands

Posted by Kenetha Stanton on

Detachment: Living with open hands

A bird in the hand is worth ... by laughingbird, on Flickr. Used via Creative Commons licensing. I first encountered the idea of detachment in reading Buddhist thought many years ago. I remember feeling rather put off by the whole idea. My concept of detachment at the time involved a total lack of emotion, of caring, or involvement with anyone or anything. It sounded to me like a bland and empty way to live, and I couldn't imagine how that could be beneficial to anyone. I could see how it might erase the pain, but it seemed to me that...

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