In You i find my peace.
So I'm just gonna say it-I love to cry..there... I admit it! Sometimes nothing feels better than an outpouring of emotion that has been waiting to come out for days, weeks, maybe even months! Trust me, this doesn't happen often. Im not a walking blubbering mess,but when I do feel that rush of emotion spiraling through my chest it is absolutely vital to my soul that this rush pour out of my face. I believe the most rewarding part of this emotional force is that in the moment I feel absolutely vulnerable to the Love of my savior. All too often I take his Love for granted, but the more I recognise my doubt and fear the more I feel his embrace.

The past few weeks, I've found myself looking for answers, wondering if I could ever be confident in knowing who I am in Christ; Wishing I could speak and act with the boldness of the Holy Spirit; Praying for peace and begging for Joy. It was in these moments when the words of this wonderful psalm began to cycle through my head:

" I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog,and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. 3He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord." Psalm 40:1-3

This absolutely crushed my fear and humiliated my doubt. I waited, and faithfully my Lord answered. Almost immediately after recognising my impatience He clutched my heart and pulled me to safety in his arms. He set my feet on a rock and put a new song in my mouth; a song of praise to him, who loves unconditionally! How good it is to know He is above every fear. every hurt. every pain. EVERYTHING.

Blessings. Shani.
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William Stephens

My bride seems to have a built-in cycle that perhaps you can recognize; it seems that every few months, sometimes 3-4, sometimes 6-8 she says she just has a need to cry. She insists it's not me, it isn't anything in particular--that actually she's happy but she just has this need to cry. And she to LIKES it. I promise she has cried during commercials sometimes, although she clings to the story that she doesn't know exactly what causes it. For me, somehow, it's the happy times that bring tears to my eyes, sometimes at the baptism for a family I don't even know. Somehow, I feel pretty sure that our tears, at least most of them for many of us, are expressions of love, but I wish someone would explain it to me very clearly and slowly. Nice blog, thanks for sharing, I hope you are well.

K Reynolds+

Somehow I missed this on the first go around seven years ago. I'm glad I didn't miss it the second time around. Yes, in Him we find our peace and in fact, that is the only place we find true peace.