There Is Beauty In My Brokenness … I love this lyric from Vashawn Mitchell’s “JOY”! https://youtu.be/Yl5lKSTtPR8
My Sister-in-Christ, Tiffany L. Warren, who is a prolific novelist and published author (www.tiffanylwarren.com) has challenged me to get back to writing.
I have stepped away from it because I never want to write from a broken place. I have been encouraged by several people actually to put the pen to paper or tap out the keystrokes of what is in my heart. I have heard the whole spiel about
the power of ‘transparency’ and being more relatable through one’s flaws. I know I need to give myself a break, but someone said, ‘average sucks’, and I agree.
I’ve been on my fitness journey for several years now and although I’ve made great strides, I’m still a contender, not yet a champion. I know there is no real finish line in fitness, it is really about a lifestyle. So therein lies the
truth of my position in the race, my lifestyle has changed, so maybe I am a champion (conference or divisional
Change is about learning. My mentor always taught, “Evidence of learning is changed behavior” – Charleyse S. Pratt, Ph.D., and life is certainly about perpetual learning. So as long as I keep striving, continue to learn, make good/better
choices most of the time, I will eventually be content in this journey.
God takes our brokenness and makes us beautiful.
“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway