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Kintsugi refers to the Japanese art of repairing broken things with gold, thus making the broken thing more beautiful. As in the art of kintsugi, God makes us look renewed and beautiful by restoring the damage in our lives. Give God your shattered pieces when you feel broken and let him put you back together again.
He is the ultimate mender. No matter the source of heartbreak, whether you have recently lost a loved one or more experienced the mother of all breakups. Jesus can heal the brokenhearted and bind up their wounds. A broken person often feels hopeless. Emotionally broken people may even lose touch with themselves and others. When God fixes something, it will never be the same, because it will be even better.
Life has broken most of us at some point, whether through physical illness, financial difficulties, or even an injury. Whether you lost a loved one, suffered a breakup, or struggled with depression, God can restore and set you free; he can heal every wound.
God can repair any damaged parts of your body, torn soul, or a broken heart. He desires to renew and restore you to your original purpose in life.
Grief can result from a broken heart, a complicated situation, loss of health, or the ending of a relationship. When our choices or circumstances are beyond our control, it may be hard to imagine how to move forward.
Whether it is drug abuse, alcoholism, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, bullying, or any other type of ill-treatment, God can restore all the broken pieces of your life and make them whole again.
There is no better recycler than God. He will turn your garbage into something useful.
Let God find the beauty in your brokenness when you need mending. Allow him to turn a shattered life into a world of beauty. He can heal the wounds of past heartbreaks caused by those who failed to love you unconditionally.
Finding Beauty in Brokenness
Occasionally in life, we face challenges that seem impossible to overcome, so much to learn and put together like many puzzle pieces. Even when we work hard to bring the fragments together, they may not always hold. We find ourselves lost, twisted, or detached from the life we work so hard to build and live.
It would be nice if all the pieces of life’s puzzles stayed together once we arranged them in an order that led to a bright future. However, it’s not that simple. Life arises with trials, which make us have to build, rebuild. Start over in the search for life’s puzzle pieces.
Sometimes, as you strive to put the puzzle pieces in the proper order, your world will come tumbling down like a domino effect. Nothing could be worse than a mother who feels that caring for her child has shattered her.
God desires to restore all the broken pieces of your shattered life. There are many reasons people become broken and wounded. Maybe you trust the wrong person you allow into your life, and they hurt you.
Perhaps, someone you trusted and looked up to disappoint you - whatever the reason is, there is always a way to discover the beauty of your broken pieces.
Although you allow yourself to be helpless, and it left you feeling broken and wounded, God can mend your b-r-o-k-e-n pieces and help you find the beauty in brokenness.
First, allow God to restore your faith in living life. Jeremiah 30:17 says. “For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the Lord because they have called you an outcast: ‘It is Zion, for whom no one cares.” God is in the healing business and can mend all the brokenness of your broken heart, your wounded spirit, and your troubled mind.
Looking for the beauty in your life from being broken isn’t easy to find. However, you can strive to find it by looking to see it in a wildflower that grows in the strangest place.
We can find it in a gentle stranger who smiles and asks how you are doing, in a kindly gentleman who holds the door for a lady to go through. No matter where you search, there is always beauty in life that can light up an individual’s life like a lightning bug.
The best way not to allow a broken life is to let the Spirit of God shine through your struggle. When someone feels defeated, he or she is hopeless unless repaired. When a person is financially, emotionally, and physically drained, so there’s absolutely nothing left, he or she is “broken”.
Proverbs 25:28 He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls. When a person is broken, there is a tendency to extrapolate and assume the future holds more of the same.
No, you do not have to hold on to those thoughts, especially when things are not going the way you want it to go. Breathe and remember life is full of stress, and you should look for the positive in life.
Stop accepting the worst in life because pessimism is a dreadful habit. Live life one day at a time. Wait and see what life has to offer.
Just because something goes wrong once in a while or one chapter of the book has a sad story does not mean the entire story has to end badly.
To overcome accepting the worst in life, stop its rant by telling yourself to “wait and see”.
Change your negative thoughts and focus on the positive in your life. When you allow negativity in your mind, it enters boldly like a rock coming down a foothill.
However, you have to find a passage that will enable you to change the negative thoughts and focus on any positive happening in your life.
Also, you have to make sure the surrounding people are positive- people who will encourage and help you to take charge of your thoughts to prevent the negatives from entering, so you can transform your thoughts to positive.
Bring you out of the situation
When a person’s hope is destroyed, he is heartbroken. In a situation that makes you feel broken or drags you down, removes yourself from the scene.
Meditation and prayers are an excellent solution when removing yourself from things that pull you down. When we want to see the result in any situation, we have to ask God to help us to be strong.
Daily prayer and meditation give us a point of origin. It fixes us and amends anything broken.
Learn how to get an attitude of gratitude. When a person hits rock bottom, it breaks him or her. However, while feeling broken, focus on the things you are grateful for– things good in your life.
Start by being thankful for waking to another day to remember all the times when things were rough, but you came out on top. One of my favorite encouraging quotes is “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands of challenge and controversy.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We all should look for ways to find the beauty in brokenness because only God can take all the broken pieces and turn them into something beautiful.
To locate the beauty in your everyday challenges and return to find peace, you need to figure out why your life is broken. When your lives are shattered, it needs fixing.
However, sometimes the hardest thing to realize in life is why someone can hurt you or why they deceive you. However, you must not contemplate “Why?” because it will only leave you bitter and cynical.
When searching for answers, you must know how to receive a response, and when something needs fixing, you cannot try to fix it yourself or fake it as if everything is okay.
Allow God to fix what’s broken and don’t meddle in your brokenness - God offers the possibility to be whole again. Broken Things can become Blessed Things if We let God Do the Mending.
God Can Mend a Broken Heart
TRACI BRAXTON "BROKEN THINGS" ft. Toni Braxton, Towanda Braxton and Trina Braxton
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2015 Pam Morris
Pam Morris (author) from Atlanta Georgia on March 24, 2018:
Thank you, Ryan, for your comment. I write from the heart and experience. I allow God to mend my broken heart, but before I did my life was a big mess. I wrote this Hub after He heals my broken Heart.
Ryan Jarvis Cornelius from Atlanta, GA on March 23, 2018:
Wonderful hub. The very first paragraph grabbed my attention. It's very true. Internal pain cannot be healed by no one else but GOD.
Pam Morris (author) from Atlanta Georgia on March 21, 2018:
Thank you Kathy, for your comment. I am glad you enjoyed reading my article. I appreciate you and I look forward to hearing from you in the future.
Kathy Henderson from Pa on March 21, 2018:
Lovely Hub enjoyed reading it. Thank you for sharing.
Pam Morris (author) from Atlanta Georgia on October 10, 2015:
Thank you so much for your reply. Yes, I love God whole heartily, and I had to lean on him on different occasions when my heart was broken, He mend my heart gave me the strength to continue going forward. It means a lot to me that someone can see that through my writing. I will do my best to continue inspiring thank you again for your wonderful, encouraging words
Jennifer Chancey from Columbus, Ohio on October 10, 2015:
I love how you write on the subject with such authority and compassion, I can tell that God has been close to your broken heart on more than one occasion! Keep inspiring us!
Pam Morris (author) from Atlanta Georgia on October 10, 2015:
Thank you, Patty, for your willing to do a speech on my hub. You have my approval; you can also share with your audition it okay to read my hub, and I hope all work well for you. Good luck with your speech and please remind all Broken things can become Blessed things if they let God do the mending.
Patty Florence from Illinois on October 10, 2015:
I hope you won't mind but this hub will come in handy for a speech I have to do today. I will mention your name as a reference. Thank you in advance.