Kintsugi living blog — transformation

The slow process of transformation

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The slow process of transformation
Transformation seldom happens that easily (at least for me), especially when I'm dealing with deeply rooted patterns. Here's what encourages me to keep working at it when I'm learning healthier patterns.

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The never-ending choice of transformation

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The never-ending choice of transformation
Choosing transformation is hard—not just because it means choosing such an unknown path, but also because it is one we must choose again and again throughout the process.

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When transformation comes bubbling up through the cracks

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When transformation comes bubbling up through the cracks
When the earthquakes of life leave our worlds in piles of rubble, they also tend to open up fissures that let our "stuff" (old wounds, unprocessed emotions, our shadow) come bubbling to the surface. Is this a disaster or an opportunity for transformation? That's up to you!

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The alchemy of kintsugi living

Posted by Kenetha Stanton on

The alchemy of kintsugi living
In alchemy, base metals were not removed so that they could be replaced by gold. Rather, they became gold through transformation. The same thing is true for the broken places in our lives that become gold through the alchemy of kintsugi living.

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Seeds of new life

Posted by Kenetha Stanton on

Seeds of new life
Seeds that are planted die (as seeds) in order to create new life as plants emerge, but each seed can only reproduce the plant that it came from. The same is true for us. Here's the hidden warning in using this metaphor for our lives.

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