Two 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 …