Lighthearted, Heartfelt Reasons Why You Can Take Heart

I encourage you to take these words to heart.

Soft hearts tend to be open hearts. People like me with open hearts often have things laid on their hearts. With so many things on my heart, it grows heavy. It could be dangerous to keep my heart open instead of locking it away. If someone were to steal it, it would almost certainly get broken. I guard my heart because I must be very careful not to lose heart. Courage and hope are stored in the heart so people who lose heart become discouraged and hopeless.

Even in light of the risks, I wear my heart on my sleeve where it can easily be touched and even bruised. I admit I often experience heartache when things tug at my heart strings. I am heartsick sometimes. My heart burns and even bleeds. There are greater dangers for a heart than the risk of a heart-rending experience though.

Hearts that don’t get any air, are never touched, grow hard. One of the hardest hearts I ever heard of was a tell-tale heart. People with hard hearts might be completely heartless. I believe hardness of heart is highly contagious since people with hard hearts tend to dishearten others.

I know a few hearty individuals with joyful hearts. They do good like medicine. During difficult times they hearten their friends, lending them courage and filling them with hope. Hearts that are encouraged and hopeful are revitalized since life springs from the heart.

So, friend, take heart.

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for as an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison. 2 Corinthians 4:16-17

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. Proverbs 4:23

Tell me, what’s on your heart today?

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