Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is in the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters…
Jeremiah 17:7, 8
God promises that when we put our trust in Him, we will resemble trees planted by the waters.
I am most certain that the tree He has in mind for me is a weeping willow. Rather than maintaining a constant plateau of rejoicing, I often find myself allowing my joy to weepout when encountering sad or disappointing circumstances.
It is not as though I go around depressed all the time; I think others would attest to the fact that I try to live life upbeat and encouraging. There are just those moments when I cave towards despondency. During those hard times, I’m as weepy as a willow.
However, an interesting fact about weeping…
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