Love is wabi-sabi

This is the fourth post in the Love, Deconstructed series in honor of Valentine’s Day.

Love, deconstructed #4: Love is Wabi-sabi.



How would the love in your life change if you embraced the beauty of imperfection & the impermanent nature that is love? Wabi-sabi is a philosophy that honors:

  • asymmetry
  • roughness
  • irregularity
  • simplicity
  • economy
  • austerity
  • modesty
  • intimacy
  • …and an appreciation of the creative integrity of natural objects and processes.

Wabi-sabi personified:

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Want more love, deconstructed?

Day 1: love & time

Day 2: love seeks

Day 3: love & boobs

Day 4: Love is wabi-sabi

Day 5: Are you lovable

Day 6: Love is silly

Day 7: Love is action: 4 Valentine’s Day Ideas 

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  1. runslikesnail says:

    This post made me realize that all of the beautiful crazy wabi-sabi I love and embrace in my friends and my cat – I would refuse to accept in a man.

    Hmm … still single much? This might require some serious thought …


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