“The love of Christ both wounds and heals, it fascinates and frightens, it kills and makes alive, it draws and repulses. There can be nothing more terrible or wonderful than to be stricken with love for Christ so deeply that the whole being goes out in a pained adoration of His person, an adoration that disturbs and disconcerts while it purges and satisfies and relaxes the deep inner heart.”
― A.W. Tozer
(contrasting brilliant colors of Fall / Julie Cook / 2014)
As the colors of the earth reach up toward the heavens, touching the brilliance of the bluest blue sky, the cries of my soul sing out for your ears and your ears alone.
In my suffering and sorrow, in my loneliness and longing, my cries of emptiness and despair are but songs of praise.
For you are both the God of Joy and Sorrow, Emptiness and Richness. There…
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