Prophet, your tears that have been sown during difficult times just may have created the cave that you have been dwelling in in this previous season. But you can rejoice because the Word tells us that those who sow in tears will reap in joy!
The risk of stepping out and releasing a word too soon or undeveloped is manifold.
The purpose and benefit of the height of the tower allows the clearest view, free from any obstruction that would block their line of sight. The height of the tower also created a natural distance from others.
"Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me." Ezekiel 3:17