You, Too, Must Weep
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS – Be mindful of how you feel! Engage in mindfulness activities such as yoga and tai chi; talk with your doctor or counselor if you’re feeling blue.
SPIRITUAL WELLNESS – Connect to your spirit in ways that are meaningful to you; whether that’s through your place of worship, prayer or meditation.
By Helen Steiner Rice
Let me not live a life that’s free,
From “THE THINGS” that draw me close to THEE-
For how can I ever hope to heal,
The wounds of others, I do not feel?
If my eyes are dry and I never weep,
How do I know, when the hurt is deep?
If my heart is cold and it never bleeds,
How can I tell, what my sister needs?
For when my ears are deaf to the beggar’s plea,
And we close our eyes and refuse to see.
And we steel our hearts and harden our mind,
And we count it a weakness, whenever we’re kind,
We are no longer following THE FATHER’S WAY,
Or seeking His guidance from day to day.
For, without “crosses to carry” and “burdens to bear,”
We dance through a life that is frothy and “fair”.
And “chasing the rainbow” we have no desire,
For “roads that are rough” and “realms that are Higher”.
So spare me no heartache or sorrow, dear Lord,
For the heart that is hurt, reaps the richest reward.
And God enters the heart that is broken with sorrow,
As He opens the door to a BRIGHTER TOMORROW.
For only through tears can we recognize,
The suffering that lies in another’s eyes.
“Jesus wept.” John 11:35 (NIV)
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