Sorrow prepares you for joy!


Sorrow prepares you for joy.

It violently sweeps everything out of your house,

so that new joy can find space to enter.

It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart,

so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place…

Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart,

far better things will take their place.


2 thoughts on “Sorrow prepares you for joy!

  1. Thank you for your page …… my divorce was final today and the emotions are swirling in my mind…. I love reading all of your posts and reflecting on my own life and appreciate you taking the time to share …Hello from Saint Simons Island ,Georgia USA

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