Really enjoying this blog too. Beautiful simple drawings about everyday things. This one was particularly sweet. Amazingly I know someone who does in fact catch our tears. You keep track of all my sorrows.
You have collected all my tears in your bottle.
You have recorded each one in your book. (Psalm 56:8)
I heard this yesterday while playing Trivial Pursuit: In Madagascar there is a species of moth that drinks the tears of sleeping birds. I do not remember the question or if I answered it right, but I remember this image in my mind: a small bird crying in its sleep and a little moth carefully wiping its tears away.
Of course, that’s not how it really goes; it is about tears but not about crying (see here). And that itself is really cool.
But it left me thinking how comforting and beautiful it would be if there would be a small creature that would have evolved to collect the tears of crying animals. And then it occurred my mind:
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