"I'm not getting what I want."
"They didn't treat me right."
"I'm not getting my way."
"This is not the way I want things to go."
Of course, we can have good motives for wanting things a certain way ~ if we want it because it is what God says He wants (we know this from reading His Word).
Why do we as mothers and wives shed tears? Is it for our own injustices we have received? Or do we cry because of a trespass against God (either ours or others)? Do we weep because others are sinning against God and have no repentance, their eternal souls in danger of hell? Do we weep over others being wronged in this sinful world...babies murdered, little girls' childhood innocence stripped away?
Let us be mindful of our tears and cry not only for ourselves, but for others' hurts too... (Philippians 2:4)
Let us pray not only for our own needs, but go before the throne of Almighty God with requests for others.
What a beautiful post! thank your Mrs Q, for sharing this with us all
Yes amen, I read a book one time, Bottle, boxes and tears, how God honors all the tears, and we shed many for many reasons, this is a good post, thank you my friend, BarbaraReplyDelete
Ps 56:8 Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?
Beautiful thought, Emily. I agree. :)ReplyDelete
That is a very good and needed reminder!ReplyDelete
Dear Mrs Q,ReplyDelete
I have found your blog through my friend Trish. I am so glad as I love homemaking blogs and the value of true homemaking within our society
Thank you for sharing.
Hoping to see you soon
Well said, Mrs Q!ReplyDelete
We must strive to enter into the pain of God's heart.
That will give us a different perspective on many things.
What a wonderful reminder. Thank you, Mrs Q!ReplyDelete
Thank you, ladies. I will go to visit you soon.ReplyDelete