The Flaws are Erotic

edgecombshroom2Two ideas (one idea) from Book Group Buzz. The folks there find these quotes useful for starting a provocative conversation about a book. I think they would be, but even more so simply as a way to look at the world and relationships.

Two lines from Rumi:

Keep looking at the bandaged place.
That’s where the light enters you.

And a comment made by a sex addict:

“After the first hundred beautiful bodies, it’s the flaws that are erotic.”

Reminds me of May Sarton’s question (in Recovering), “Is there anyone, I sometimes wonder, who is not wounded and in the process of healing?”  Or perhaps not healing …


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