I'll have to ask your indulgence and prayers. I was far too ill, this weekend, to write. It's getting rather discouraging.
Discouragement. The breaking down of heart, I think, rooted in the French word, cour.
We're told not to be discouraged, and given lots of reasons in Scripture. But the pain is so bad right now that a lot of them don't ring true.
I suspect God knew that would be the case.
Perhaps that is why Jesus' blood was pumped overboard by his failing human heart, to show us the red road that leads home.