One of the forms of rejoice in Biblical Hebrew is defined as “to shout (usually for joy).”
He spoke of giving our hearts to God and God breaking them in order to reshape them. He said we feel the pain because the arteries are still connected to us.
It’s hard to wait. To wait patiently. To wait trustingly. To wait hopefully.
“But it’s there. Tired of being silent, desperate to sing.”
We are the image-bearers and temples of God.