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Wabi-Sabi Weekend: A Quiet Home is a Peaceful Home

On Wabi-Sabi Weekends, I post excerpts from my book, Simply Imperfect: Revisiting the Wabi-Sabi House. 

“O Great Spirit, help me always … to remember the peace that may be found in silence.”—Cherokee prayer

In describing his days at Walden Pond, Henry David Thoreau writes of summer mornings spent sitting in his sunny doorway, “in undisturbed solitude and stillness, while the birds sang amid or flittered noiseless through the house, until by the sun falling in at my west window, … Continue reading

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