Kintsugi living blog — brokenness

How brokenness can free us

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How brokenness can free us
While places of brokenness are always painful, they also have the power to set us free from chains we didn't even know existed.

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The three types of brokenness

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The three types of brokenness
Using kintsugi as a metaphor for life means that I talk a lot about brokenness, but that can mean different things to different people. This post summarizes the three different types of brokenness and clarifies what I mean by the word.

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Never not broken

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Never not broken
The idea of being "never not broken" may sound discouraging on the surface, but I'm growing to see it more and more as a place of hope.

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Self-brokenness

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Self-brokenness
One of the biggest sources of our feelings of brokenness is ourselves and our belief that some parts of who we are aren't good enough. Learning to lovingly welcome back home those parts of ourselves that we've tried to cut away is the beginning of healing.

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The breaking of the different parts of me

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The breaking of the different parts of me
While I tend to think of myself as a single entity, I'm actually made up of different parts that react differently to things that happen to me. Working with a stone that's a mixture of stone types this week has helped me apply this better to how I work with these parts of myself in life's times of brokenness.

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