There’s this beautiful song by casting crown “BROKEN TOGETHER – THE VOW” that I can’t stop listening to, which actually motivated me in writing this article. There’s so many message in the song, but there’s this particular word that caught my attention in this beautiful message of being able to last forever because we are broken together. But first of all I would want to talk about what been broken is.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE BROKEN
To be broken means to suffer emotional pain that is so strong that it changes the way you live, usually as a result of unpleasant event.
We individuals already have a mindset of how we want our relationship to look like in the nearest future and how we are truly broken together as we walk alongside each other in that journey of life.
It takes two people (husband and wife) to submit their own desires and needs to be good to each other. And that’s never easy.
Broken together is a perfect expression to what it really looks like to be married. The whole song reminds me of how my partner and I have hurt each other and how we have struggled to resolve our issues and restore peace and joy back into our relationship. (Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues)
The song was centered about marriage, there are times in marriage when we are just broken, broken together as two people become one. Broken together through years of facing incredible challenges, a death in family, hurt feelings, unresolved anger, resting on the opposite sides of an important decision and feelings of disappointment.
It could be the first years of marriage when you’re really learning how to live together, it could be years with young kids, when finding time to connect is almost impossible. Then, the kids grow up and how do you find each other once again? These places of brokenness can feel incredibly lonely and hopeless.
If you listen to the lyrics of the song BROKEN TOGETHER, you will find out there is meaning and truth behind the sad words, reading the lyric is just like reading a poem, a story that paints a perfect picture of real married life, it all started by expressing how when you get married you jump into mystery and then as life gets complicated and you wish to go back to simpler times.
Times before you knew each other faults and weakness, times before you sinned against each other in your words or actions, times before painful memories and hurtful situation surfaced, times before you start questioning yourselves if you actually made the right decisions of getting married to your spouses.
Broken together means to stick to your spouse through thick and thin, yes through hard times, fights, disappointments but they work through them rather than throwing in the towel and heading to the nearest divorce lawyer. This article is an advice for those who have already gotten married or are planning to. (When Your Marriage Needs Counseling)
Marriage is tough. We bring a lot of fairy tales to the picture when it comes to marriage, thinking is going to be perfect, we don’t have to be apart, we can just wake up together every morning, we are not going to have any problems, and then the problems hit and you don’t know where to file those into your picture…
What am trying to say is ‘Can you lay down who you thought I was and love the real me? Can we take this from where we are now and realize that I can be that person? Only God is going to be able to make this work and broken people can be BROKEN TOGETHER.