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physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split

not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly

subdued or brought low in condition or status

(especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded

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tamed or trained to obey

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topographically very uneven

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imperfectly spoken or written

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thrown into a state of disarray or confusion

weakened and infirm

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destroyed financially

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out of working order ('busted' is an informal substitute for 'broken')

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discontinuous

lacking a part or parts

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The wounded healer is the most effective healer because he or she knows and understands the pain and brokenness of the other, appreciates the grace that heals, and is moved and inspired to live a life of grateful self-giving.
Beyond the inevitable experience of death, our lives are also littered with broken promises, betrayals, people in their humanness letting us down time and again, or perhaps our own humanness and brokenness leading us to sabotage our relationships.
Experiencing trauma, anxiety, pain, and grief, she turns to God for hope, allowing her relationship with God to flourish and her brokenness to heal.
One of the main goals of the lighting is to reinforce this sense of isolation and 'brokenness.' The world we create must be able to flow from reality to fantasy (I think of it less as magical fantasy, and more like negative reality) clearly and quickly, without missing a beat.
Are we engaging out of unexplored, perhaps unconfessed, brokenness that is driving us to reaction?
The songs include: Oh The Earth Is The Lord's, As The Deer, Teach Me To Dance, Beauty For Brokenness, I'll Go In The Strength Of The Lord, Jesus Bids Us Shine, The Trumpets Sound, We'll Walk The Land, The Old Rugged Cross,The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy and A Starry Night.
"There's a lot of pain and brokenness in our community and our nation right now, and we just want to ask everyone to be prayerful and thoughtful right now," Mayor Mark Holland of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County said in a statement.
When her brother, Jamie, arrives on a visit from West Point with his friend Spence, Grace lashes out, blaming herself and her "brokenness" as the cause of Jamie's visit.
After dealing with the heartbreak of his family's dysfunction and brokenness, he spent time on the streets, and lost himself.
Analytic and prescient biosignatures for gastrointestinal brokenness, for the most part, IBS and IBD, are in the center of this position, sifted from clinical, sub-atomic and microbial profile information.
Struggling in his own childlike way to ponder deeper issues of brokenness, fear and dealing with the unknown, Steve is initially attracted to the idea, but as the dreams take a darker turn and start to bleed into reality, he realizes the cost of perfection may be too high.
Jayne-Anne Gadhia, who has headed the firm since 2007, said, 'Ruthlessness in banking has led to so much loss, so much brokenness in our banking system.
e nature of the glass with its fragility and strength, brokenness and the completely new life of the material created in the kiln are key to the concepts expressed."
I am proud of these Coventry kids who have come from such brokenness and I have been blessed to help them."
We see a great measure of hope in a program like Celebrate Recovery, how that brokenness can be met in Jesus.''