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The Beauty in Brokenness

Broken.

Shattered.

But beautiful.

There is beauty in brokenness.

I have a friend who is an amazing photographer.  She takes great pictures of people, places and objects all around her.

As she casually walked the streets of Seattle on one of her vacations, she noticed a broken window.

Snap, she captured that moment.Broken Glass

I took this photo of the original she had so graciously given me, so it doesn’t do it justice, buy generic cipro online however, it can still illustrate a very important point.

See the beauty in broken things and learn something from them.

 

When I look at this, the various vertical lines represent struggles, disappointments and bad decisions.

The horizontal “threads” remind me that God works all things together for our good.

What do you see in broken things such as this? I would love to get your perspective.

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About the author, Annett

Annett Bone is the creator and host of The DancePreneuring Studio where she guides her listeners on a journey of transformation inspired by dance, life, and business. The podcast is a reflection of her personal adventure overcoming her fears and returning to her passion for dance after a 20+ year hiatus, the lessons that she has learned along the way, and proving that it’s never too late to be great.

7 Comments

  1. Loretta Smith on September 6, 2013 at 11:22 AM

    Oh absolutely! We can learn so much by observing and listening to the promptings of God. Lovely post! Stopping by from UBC 🙂

    • Annett Bone on September 6, 2013 at 11:28 AM

      Thank you for your comment Loretta. I love reminders like this, especially photographs and anything artistic/creative that tell me how great God is 🙂

      • Loretta Smith on September 6, 2013 at 11:37 AM

        I totally agree!

  2. Paula - Buenos Aires on September 6, 2013 at 1:06 PM

    Just in case my comment hasn´t gone through when I had to sign in:
    Cool blog style, very contemporary.
    I take daily pictures and that makes me pay attention to details. Yes, you can find beuty everywhere. 🙂

    • Annett Bone on September 12, 2013 at 8:55 AM

      Thank you Paula! There is beauty in so many things and we can miss it if we are not paying attention.

  3. Ashley on September 6, 2013 at 1:32 PM

    For me, it captures a time of darkness and fear. A tangled web where you are stuck, drowning- a bad relationship, an addiction, an affair. But within that time you can find yourself if you can slip thru those cracks and reach the surface again. There is a beauty in this because it’s truth and life and life isn’t always wonderful but it can teach us things we would have never learned unless going through the disappointments, bad decisions and struggles 🙂

    • Annett Bone on September 12, 2013 at 8:57 AM

      Thank you for your feedback Ashley. I love how you described this tangled web and affirming that we always learn something from these undesirable things that can happen.

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