Golden Repair: A Journey Towards Healing

The Japanese have a practice of art called kintsugi. Translated, it means golden repair. Artists take pieces of broken pottery and make it whole again by fusing them together with gold. The idea being that the scars of the pottery are what make it even more beautiful and valuable than before. Today’s guest knows quite a bit about the beauty of making something whole again. Kim Rowe was about to pursue her Ph.D. when she suddenly lost her ability to spell. The terrifying event lead her on a journey towards healing. In this episode, Kim shares her story and what she’s learned about the process of putting yourself back together, including the power of healing as a collective.