"We followed his weakness. His incompleteness. Failure's open. Look at water, Esi. It finds weak places in the rock, the openings, the hollows, the absences. Following water we come where we belong."
-Old Music and the Slave Women, Ursula K. Le Guin
An interesting thought, no? It gives a new dimension to the phrase, "Go with the flow". I found it really quite comforting to read today.