2 Timothy 1:4
Greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy;
The chilling cold of winter makes the summer's sun more pleasant; so doth long absence a friend's personal presence.
(J. Barlow, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;