Psalm 6 begins with a plea to God to bring relief from suffering. God, who is the Source of all things, is the first One we should turn to when we are in trouble. As the psalm progresses, we find the Psalmist near the point of breakdown.
6-7 I’m tired of all this—so tired. My bed
has been floating forty days and nights
On the flood of my tears.
My mattress is soaked, soggy with tears.
The sockets of my eyes are black holes;
nearly blind, I squint and grope. (Psalm 6:6-7, The Message)
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