Real flowers are much more beautiful than plastic ones, in part because of their impermanence. People appreciate the seasons, the autumn and the spring, because the seasons are a process of change. Each season is a precious time. In this way, impermanence is beauty.
from the book Mindfulness in Action: Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness
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