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Broken? – Stanza VI – Part II

October 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Becky Ward, Broken

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Broken, to the World means useless.  “We must be strong, and never weak!” But in contrast to this vision, brokenness is what You seek. The original idea that came to me with this stanza was the image of what is strong and powerful in the world, especially that which is depicted in the media as being such, as opposed to the image of Our Lady at the foot of the cross.  Imagine the mass media headlines... Read More

Broken? ~ Stanza I ~ Part I

April 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Becky Ward, Broken, Poetry

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In a world of broken people You alone can make us whole. Wounded hearts and minds and spirits, broken bodies, battered souls. USA, Summer of 2010; four years into my faith formation program, almost ready to graduate. I cannot help but reflect on the differences in how I view the world now vs. four years ago as the Holy Spirit pours words in my heart to express what He has shown me. Not long ago a friend... Read More

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