To encourage you to keep going.
To remind you to be strong.

Published on May 24, 2017 in Picture Quotes, Quote of the Day

Dear Lord,

Here is my heart, I’ve broken it You see.

I tried to fix it as best I could, but it keeps falling apart.

I shared it with my friends and family, I gave them each a piece.

Everything was fine until the pieces they held began to break..

Some of them were lost and some thrown away, a few of the pieces remained intact and were treasured.

But more still were breaking every day.

Pieces were returned to me, the carrier with tear stained eyes. “I don’t know what happened”, they would say.

I would take back the piece knowing we would never be the same. I tried to reconstruct my heart using anything I could – band-aids, tape, ribbon, and even glue – nothing held and I cried.

As I put the pieces together the cracks spread.. I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t want the broken bits to break the rest, so I’m giving it back to You Lord, I’m giving You my heart.

I know You can fix it. You are the One who created it.. I’m not asking You to make it new, I’m merely asking You to make it whole.

The cracks will help me remember all the pain I’ve gone through.

The glue holding it together will make those breaks stronger so it won’t break in the same place again.

It was such a pretty heart, You made it so well.

I wish I hadn’t broken it, yet the breaks are part of life. For an unbroken heart has never lived, has never loved.

So Lord, will You please protect my heart? Keep it safe for me? And when the cracks appear, will You please fix them, patch them and I would be so grateful.

It’s so hard to heal a heart that is your own.

I’ll be back for it someday when I can find the one who will care for it as You do.

I thank you Lord for everything You’ve done. For hearing my plea, and for restoring my heart.

Forever Your Child,



  1. Annette Lindstrom May 24, 2017 Reply

    This was beautiful. He’s the only one that can fix it.

  2. Tony Thomas May 24, 2017 Reply

    What a wonderful ‘Lesson Learned in Life’. It made my day!

  3. Doreen Totaram May 24, 2017 Reply

    This is so beautiful. It days it all.
    Thank you

  4. Froilan Almoite May 25, 2017 Reply

    I like this….i find it touching and beautiful…
    Thanks for sharing!

  5. John Bailey May 25, 2017 Reply

    How very truthful and practical especially for someone that has lived (or should I say wasted) their life the way I have!!! I sure hope that God is as advertised, that is all that is my only hope and prayer!!!!

    • Annette Lindstrom May 26, 2017 Reply

      John……Trust God…. He has a plan for you and he knows what he’s doing. I, like you, keep waiting to see what his plan is for me. It can’t possibly be living like I am and being so lonely. Hopefully one day I’ll know. Until then I keep trying to do my part and ask for his help.


  6. mildred owens May 25, 2017 Reply

    This is so beautiful that it brought tears to my eyes. Thank God that we have a Healer for broken hearts.

  7. Petya September 6, 2017 Reply

    Be still heart, be safe and well I hope Lord keeps ours protected together as one.

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