The Lord has come to wipe away our tears. He is doing it; He will have it done soon; and until He does He would have them flow without bitterness; to which end He tells us that it is a blessed thing to mourn because of the comfort on its way. Accept His comfort now and so prepare for the comfort at hand.
I have saved this quote for so many years that it is quite raggedy. I just knew I would use it at some time in the future. I think that time is now