A broken-heart is one of the most difficult things to face in the human experience.
It can cause one's heart to become harden, untrusting, unforgiving; forged into a place of isolation, regret and shame.
"Woe to me for my hurt! My wound is severe But I say, "Truly this is an infirmity and I must bear it."
In this instance the prophet receives an assignment from the Lord, however he is greatly discouraged and in distress. While in this place of pain he declares himself unworthy of Grace and clings to suffering.
This is the mindset that many of us have in times of hardship. As it relates to broken-heartedness, we blame ourselves, chastise and rebuke ourselves for the decisions we've made. These negative thoughts then manifest into an emotional strong-holds pulling us further away from the Love that God has to Restore us. We reject our loved o…