Tears offer release from pain & suffering.
Psalm 56:9, You tell all my wanderings. Put my tears in your bottle; are they not in your book?
I created this theme in a series of 3; the veiled woman being a symbol of longing for freedom & release.
“What do you fear, lady? ” (Aragon asked).
“A cage”, Ewan said, “To stay behind bars, until use & old age accept them, & all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.” J.J.R. Tolkien.
The creation itself will be set free from its bondage. Romans 8:28.