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Feeling "broken"?

Hey everyone.

So for a while now I have struggled with the feelings of being broken due to things that have happened in the past. I've felt like that I cannot be repaired or be whole again. Very recently I was talking about this to a friend and he bought up Japanese art of Kinsukuroi.
Havent heard of it? I'll explain.

 

 

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It's the art of repairing something, typically pottery, with gold or silver to show something as being more beautiful for having been broken.

In my own personal story, I think it means that one day, with help and time I can become the whole sacred and valuable human being I was born as and deserve to be. The cracks that might show when the healing is done will make me unique and my own special person.

I decided to share this because some people may be able to relate those feelings I have had.

 

Jay.

 

 

//You can stay afraid, or slit the throat of fear and be brave//

Re: Feeling "broken"?

That's a beautiful analogy, @j95. I love that japanese artform - it's such a loving practice.. I am sure we all can relate to the image of what it depicts. Thanks for sharing this!

 

Have a good week, Jay

 

 

Re: Feeling "broken"?

Wow, what a beautiful metaphor @j95! Your friend is very insightful Smiley Happy