The psalmist said, “You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your record?” - Psalm 56:8 (NRSV)

When I think of God’s blessings, I think of family, friends, sunshine, or even my morning cup of coffee. Until recently, I never considered tears a blessing. For the past three years I have struggled with one son’s cancer, another son’s diminishing eyesight, and, finally, the loss of my husband...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, because you also wept, you understand our tears. Thank you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 21:1-4

Thought for the Day

God can renew my spirit through my tears.

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