Eleanor Cowles (Oregon, USA)
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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...
God can renew my spirit through my tears.
Someone whose spouse has died
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