Kintsugi

Morning Thought: Kintsugi is a Japanese art that takes broken pottery and bonds it with a golden lacquer. Once the work is finished, it’s more beautiful than its original form. The vessel’s scars are now filled with glistening gold. When God restores your life, he makes it more glorious than before. He does not just glue back the pieces, he transforms you into his masterpiece. Wounds are not removed, but instead, filled with priceless treasure. “The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners” (‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭61:1,‬ ‭NASB‬‬).

Published by: ggerhauser

I was born and raised in Long Island, New York. In 1999 I migrated to Australia, married my beautiful wife, Anna, and we planted a church and Bible School. We are now the proud parents of four children ranging in age from five to eighteen. We are still pastoring the same beautiful church, Church on the Park, in the the heart of Brisbane, Australia (www.brisbanefire.com). We also continue to teach our awesome students at Holy Fire Ministry Training School (www.holyfireschool.com). I love to write and encourage God's people. And something that many people don't know, I'm a DJ as well (aka DJ SOL Vibes).

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