There is a saying, “God takes the broken pieces and makes them beautiful,” and it is a powerful reminder. God restores the broken pieces in your life. There are many reasons that we become wounded or broken. Sometimes the pain is deep and overwhelming. Other times, the hurt is just too painful to bear. Whether you’re hurting, or struggling with self-esteem, God can help you mend your pieces and make them beautiful.
This ancient technique was developed in Japan around 1300. It was meant to repair pottery without the use of obvious staples, and it did not rely on the idea that a broken piece will disappear. Instead, the aim was to highlight the damage and beautify it. This method was called kintsugi, which means “golden rejoining.” The process can be used on anything, from clothing to ceramic bowls.
In this ancient Japanese tradition, a pottery repair technique called kintsugi emerged. The method did away with the obvious staples and didn’t rely on the idea of making the damaged item invisible. Rather, it sought to beautify the signs of a broken piece, and to emphasize their beauty. The new technique became known as kintsugi, which means “golden rejoining.”
The Japanese practiced a similar process with pottery. Instead of a noticeable metal staple, this technique didn’t rely on making the damaged item disappear, but rather attempted to beautify the damaged object and highlight it. It became known as kintsugi, which means “golden rejoining,” which is appropriate since it emphasizes the damage. The idea of kintsugi is that God takes the broken pieces and makes them beautiful.
While this approach has its benefits, kintsugi isn’t the only method of repair that works. It’s an art form that enables the creator to use broken objects. By repairing, he ruins broken objects, but he takes the broken pieces and makes them into beautiful works. The result is a new creation. In other words, the pieces that we discard are just an imperfect version of the original.
In the Bible, we read that God makes everything beautiful. Even broken things. In the Bible, it’s no surprise that we see this as an example of God’s mercy. The world is a better place because we let him into our lives. He takes the broken pieces and makes them beautiful. The kintsugi technique is an amazing repair method, and it’s been used by craftsmen for centuries to restore damaged pottery.
In kintsugi, a skilled craftsman repairs broken pottery without a visible metal staple and with a method that does away with the ugly metal staples. He works with the idea of beautifying damage by highlighting it. Hence, the term kintsugi means “golden rejoining”. This is the most effective way to fix a broken object. This technique can be done on all kinds of pottery.
There are many examples of people who were broken. In a family of five, infertility caused the mother to give birth to a son. Moses was a murderer who was exiled to a foreign land. Joseph was a slave who had been abused by his brothers. Mary Magdalene had a demon possessor and a broken bowl. But God took the broken pieces and made them beautiful by restoring the piece that was broken.
Throughout history, broken things have become beautiful. Hannah’s husband, Moses, and his father, all suffered from infertility and a father who was a murderer. Despite all of these adversities, their lives have been shaped by God’s mercy and grace. Fortunately, these people have also benefited from the miracle of kintsugi. While broken things may look ugly, they are still beautiful. The divine touch of God can transform a broken life into one that is a work of art.