Friday, October 19, 2012

Love, Consume Me!

What is it to love You, my God, with pure and holy abandon?  I want to be able to say Your love is better than sex and food and sight, and to say it whole-heartedly, joyfully, so consumed with Your love that I give no mind to weak and twisted perceptions of my flesh which cannot conceive of a love that is pure and reckless, holy and passionately abandoned.  Yet You can both fill me with such love and renew my understanding that I may see as You see and forget utterly my sinful self.  This is why I can say with confidence that Your love, my King, brings greater joy, pleasure, and satisfaction than anything in this world and it is what I long for.

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