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7. Our Sorrows

He carried our sorrows.

Nothing was too small for him. All the fragments were gathered up. And nothing was too large or too heavy. He carried the tiny, casual disappointments, the lost hopes and shattered dreams that reverberate through a lifetime. And he carried the huge, ravaging hurts, where tragedy bites and the tectonic plates of a lifetime shift. He carried the lives that are lost before they have hardly begun, the lives cut short, and the lives that are savagely realigned by grief or injury...

Taken from The Things He Carried by Stephen Cottrell.

Published by SPCK

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