In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"Abused, broken and persecuted. That’s who I was when I found it. Brilliantly stained a plush purple velvet, adorned with luscious linings of silver and gold---it was indeed a robe fit for a king. Studded with nature’s most pristine jewels, it shone like heaven’s stars. Yes, it was beautiful and perfectly fit for a king…or so I thought."
"Broken No More,"
Verbum: Vol. 5
, Article 26.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/verbum/vol5/iss1/26