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A Re-evaluation of Emotional Maturity

“Grow up!”  “Man up!”  How often do we not hear these phrases in the world in which we live?  To a certain extent, our society scorns showing emotion.  Crying is seen as a sign of weakness and immaturity, in particular on the part of men.  Doing so somehow seems to make us lesser people, not […]

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He Gathers Every Teardrop

Regardless of the circumstance, Regardless of the fear, Regardless of the pain we bear, Regardless of the tear. Our God is ever in control, Performing as He should, And He has promised in His Word To work things for our good. But as a loving Father would, He sometimes lets us cry To cleanse the […]

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Sorrow

In sorrow lies despair, which lurks around The atmosphere like fog descending near A meadow fair and lurking near the ground. It tears apart the heart and leaves a fear That makes us mourn when troubles ‘round us swell. It makes the mournful eyes shed out the tears Which in the battles march, to lead […]

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Tears

The following was written after rereading an article written by my mother, which I happened to come across shortly after her death. In reading the article I realized that many tears were shed by my parents on my behalf along with the tears that were shed by other parents for their children. In rereading the […]

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Youth in Bereavement

Ah, Lord God! Teach us Thy ways today! Teach us Thy ways in brilliance of glad jubilation, but also Teach us Thy ways in deepest, darkest mourning; For we have been bereaved!   Eternal God! Teach us Thy ways today! Teach us the glorious essence of Thyself That we behold Thee, as our God, in […]

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