no more despair

Theoden: I have left instruction. The people are to follow your rule in my stead. Take up my seat in the Golden Hall. Long may you defend Edoras if the battle goes ill.

Eowyn: What other duty would you have me do, my lord?

Theoden: Duty? No. I would have you smile again, not grieve for those whose time has come. You shall live to see these days renewed…and no more despair.
[from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]
Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea. Then I, John, saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from heaven saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people. God Himself will be with them and be their God. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.(Revelation 21:1-4)
What a wonderful promise from our unchangeable God! I put my trust, my future to Him who holds it, and to Him who really loves me for who I am, understands me for what I am… Thank You LORD :)
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