My Brokenness

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Broken.
Utterly.

No holding back.
Nothing in reserve.

Open.
Honest.
Truthful.

No matter how ugly or abhorrent it is.

Until all is poured out.
Until nothing is left.

Then to be filled.
Wholly filled, by Him alone.

This is what is beautiful to Him.
This is what He accepts from me.

My brokenness.

~ Laurie Pontious-Andrews

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About unabashedhope

The name Unabashed Hope comes from my favorite poem by Emily Dickinson. Unabashed means not embarrassed, disconcerted or ashamed. I believe Emily's poem, Hope is the Thing with Feathers, says it best: Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I've heard it in the chilliest land And on the strangest sea; Yet, never, in extremity, It asked a crumb of me.

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