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Coaches Corner: The Japanese Art of Kintsugi

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of taking something broken, like pottery, and then through a mixture of precious metals—gold, silver, or platinum— the pieces are put back together. They repair to such a point that their brokenness becomes part of the beautiful history. The brokenness is disguised but enhanced so that the past has more beauty than it did before. In the same way, God takes our brokenness and preciously repairs it with strength and beauty. We are Kintsugi—a golden repair.

Ernest Hemingway said, “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken place...