Those who sow tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them. Psalm 126:5-6
For those who sow tears…
God sees every single one.
Tears have a meaning for me these days.
I’ve always remembered how an author friend says to pay attention to our tears.
So what? Why does it matter what makes you cry or tear up? Maybe it just means you’re overly emotional, sappy, too sensitive. Maybe. Or maybe our tears are tiny messengers, secret keepers of the most vulnerable kind, sent to deliver a most important message – Here is where your heart beats strong. Here is a hint to your design. Here is a gift from your inner life, sent to remind you those things that make you come alive.
Change in the world comes when we acknowledge what moves us and why. When we don’t try to ignore the art and the desire, rather listen to it and live fully in it. So what are some things for you? What makes you tear up?
Listen to the tears.
Whatever it is that causes you to sow tears now, remember God’s Word and that it never returns void. Remember that those very tears will reap songs of joy.
Joy comes in the morning, friends.
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