Tears that Touch God
This is the type of book you give to a friend who is hurting. To someone who faced betrayal. To someone who has seen broken promises or a devastating loss. To someone who is hurting deeply. When you hurt deeply, tears flow unrestricted and you feel it down in your core. You instantly understand when someone says, “My heart is broken.” Life can be so cruel and unfair. You know when you play by the rules, you usually win. But sometimes in life you have done just about everything right and yet, hurtful circumstances still rush you headlong into the pavement.
It is an abrupt and painful reminder that life doesn’t always have Hollywood script lines. You may be facing a tender hurt right now that has resulted in tears. Tears are bittersweet. They wash the pain, they cleanse the soul, and they are a raw and visible reminder of what we face. Tears are humbling and childlike. Many of us can remember tears shed in early in life for a broken bone or a stitched wound or for an event when we were left out or for an unfulfilled promise that scarred us deeply.
“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle.
You have recorded each one in your book.” Psalm 56:8