It’s important to keep a close focus and attention on God’s word. “There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair.” is a quotation from A Tale of Two Cities (Book 3, Chapter 10). There is a hollow space too vast for words through which we pass with each loss, out of whose darkness we are sanctioned into being. A Weariness of Sorrow: “My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word” (Psalm 119:28). For those who know Christ there will be days of rejoicing again because the joy of the Lord is our strength. This is what I have learned: Within the sorrow, there is grace. When we come close to those things that break us down, we touch those things that also break us open. It is a pathetic contrast with the strength and vigor of youth. Sending you my deepest sympathy on your valuable loss. I read this quote this morning and thought how true it is, how grief breaks us down at first and then opens us to greater strength. Our inner strength is always there. There is a sorrow beyond all grief which leads to joy and a fragility out of whose depths emerges strength. Verse 10. The songs we sing, the paint we splash on a canvass, the words we pour forth in poems, or the free-flowing movement of our bodies as we dance across the floor become our strength. Over a period of time, sorrow can wear a believer down. Some of you say, “Joy is greater than sorrow,” and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable. - For my life is spent with grief, and my years with sighing.The psalmist's grief is of old standing. There is a tendency for people to slip away into sorrow, which sadly isn’t a happy feeling. Within 25sec click Oonar's Arm for Oonar's Arm and Sorrowbane to receive Sorrowbane and Harvester of Sorrow achievement. It is there while we clear the fog of our minds. And the decline of our bodies only grows steeper with age. “There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair.” (A Tale of Two Cities) Finding strength in something like sorrow can be troublesome and tasking. The Sorrow of Weariness. It is always a tragedy when a loved one passes away. Eyes dimming, hands shaking, feet shuffling, back bending, teeth missing, voice trembling. It dates from the time of his great sin (2 Samuel 11:4-17), which is thought to have preceded the revolt of Absalom by the space of twelve years.This sin necessitated a lifelong repentance (Psalm 38:17; Psalm 51:3, etc. However it is even more daunting is trying to describe a word with so much emotion, that the dictionary definition doesn’t even grasp the meaning. Congrats! With sorrow, the sun’s warmth and the passing clouds become our strength. Please forgive me for my own loss of words to express my sympathy for your loss. Sorrow Quotes Life is like a roller coaster ride with highs of happiness and lows of sorrow and sadness infringing into our felicity from time to time. Please let me know if there is anything I can help you within the coming days and weeks. ).My strength faileth because of mine iniquity. Use your Strength of Blood and Potion of Unusual Strength now. May God bestow strength upon you to have control over your grief! Wayne Muller. Verily you are suspended like scales between your sorrow … Together they come, and when one sits alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed. There is sorrow in seeing our bodies weaken and decay. There is a brokenness out of which comes the unbroken, a shatteredness out of which blooms the unshatterable.