And here is what those messengers are trying to lead us to: Zion. Singing. A time when our sorrow and sighing will flee away. The great thing is that God knows it is a winding, tricky path being human. The great thing is that He expects us to fall off the wagon. The great thing is that He truly does send messengers to lead us by the hand and walk those hills and valleys. He knows that path will be splashed with angry reds, jubilant purples, and calming blues–He designed it that way.
Because it makes the singing all that much sweeter when we do get back on the right path. It makes it all the sweeter when our sorrows and sighing pass and we see Zion. It makes it all the sweeter when we turn to our Savior.