We Need Never Be Ashamed of Our Tears

mickie zada
Nov 8, 2019 · 4 min read

“Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before — more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.”, wrote Charles Dickens in his novel Great Expectations.

For some reason the key words for me are “we need never be ashamed of our tears.” They grabbed me when I…