Do you know how many tears are shed because of firsts? First day of school, first date, first kiss?
Do you know how many tears are shed because of the things an individual can say? Testimonies, prayers, the three simple words?
Do you know how many tears are shed because of goodbyes? Temporarily or permanent?
Do you know how many boys and girls cry themselves to sleep at night because of misunderstandings, break-ups, embarrassments?
Do you know how many young men weep on the stairs because they know or were told they weren't qualified to go on their mission? Or have to come home early from their mission for a certain reason?
Do you know how many tears have been shed because people learned or realized something new? Learned about their child, about themselves?
Do you know how many have cried because of a song that meant something to them? Cried because of a letter or picture?
Do you know how many have cried many times over the same thing, such as rereading sad books?
Do you know how many people stay up crying at night because they miss someone else? How many cry because of the way their life is going?
Do you know how many have cried because of joy? Pregnancy, a wedding, accomplishments that have been waiting to be made for years.
Do you know how many tears have been shed because someone has received a baby? Lost a baby? Neglected a baby?
Do you know how many tears have been shed because of struggles? Finicially? Lack of clothes, home or food?
Do you know how many have cried merely because of confusion? Feelings and emotions about something? Cried because of lack of knowledge, or too much knowledge?
Do you know how many tears have been shed because of something a child simply says? The normal everyday blessings you just realized you had?
Do you know how many cry because of pain? Pyshical pain? People in hospitals, people out of the hospitals? Emotional pain? Divorce?
Do you know how many people cry merely because it feels good? Because it helps?
Do you know how many tears are shed because someone doesn't feel loved? Knows they are loved? Feels love for someone else?
I don't know how many tears have been shed.
And I will probably never know.
But I do know someone that does know.
He watches ever single tear around the world.
Ever wonder where those tears go?
I think they go straight to heaven.
He knows exactly what we're going through. He's been there and done that. He did it for us too. Every time you cry, he knows. Every time you have any emotion at all, he's been through it too. Every trial, every joy, he knows.
He catches every single tear.
He'll always be there.