John 11:35: "Jesus wept!"

The shortest verse in the Bible, yet profoundly moving in lowliness of heart.

He knew the circumstances surrounding the death of Lazarus, yet He wept. He wept with love in His heart, which let all humankind know that He truly cares.

Growing up as a child, I was taught not to cry, not to feel, and pretty much not to share or show any emotion that ridiculed my family or me. I had learned and taught myself to suppress my tears and show no emotion when life hurt.

I grew up with a father who would discipline me as a child, and when I cried, I would get hit more until I sto...