The Return (I)

“We’ve come full circle, haven’t we?
In the beginning you were Mine, and I loved you.
I adored and pampered you; you had My presence,
Saw My face, heard My voice. I spoke to you
Among the trees like one to his beloved,
With whispers, and caresses, and warnings;
You were lovely, and innocent and glorious;
You made Me smile, because I looked at what I had made,
And knew it was good; Without blemish, not lacking
In purpose or power, in beauty or wisdom, in love or grace.
You were My delight, My treasure, My pleasure.
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When Things Fall Apart…Or Not.

When my heart becomes Yours and Your taste lingers on my tongue;
Because You’ve wooed me, and called me to taste and see how sweet.

When I breathe in Your presence with each passing breath;
Feel it pass from the crown of my head to the soles of my feet – empowering.

When I feel Your caress with every rubbing of my clothes,
Reminding me even in the darkest of moments how close You really are.
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