Come to Me, My beloved. Rest with Me.
I’m afraid. I cannot.
Do not fear, My beloved. Rest with Me.
I love you. But I cannot.
I’ll hold you, My beloved. Rest with Me.
I cannot. I don’t know how.
I’ll show you, My beloved. Rest with Me.
You’ll show me? How to rest?
Start slowly, My beloved. It’s all right.
Walk towards you? Just like this?
Just like that, My beloved. I’ve got you.
I’m not sure…I’m nervous.
I know that, My beloved. Here’s My hand.
Okay, then. Here’s mine.
Embrace Me, My beloved. You’re safe.
I am safe, aren’t I?
Yes you are, My beloved, yes you are.
I love you. I really do.
I know it, My bride. Now rest in My love.
I will, my King, I will.
The featured images is courtesy of Aaron Burden on Unsplash and it is used with permission.
We are grateful for Aaron’s generosity and remarkable gift of seeing beauty both great and small.
A founding member of The Cultivating Project, Christina has been fascinated by beauty her whole life and continues to marvel at the way it leads our hearts straight to our Creator. Christina pursues God’s goodness through a range of creative endeavors, from creating magical parties, crafting a fine-tuned sonnet, laboring devotedly to nurture a garden in the dismal soils of the Rocky Mountain foothills, deftly wrangling words into fine essays, and cultivating a palette for the good, true, and beautiful in her two little sprites. She and her husband Brian are the founders of the Anselm Society based in Colorado Springs, whose mission and calling is a renaissance of the Christian Imagination. She serves as the Director of the Anselm Society Arts Guild and her creative work can be found at LiveBeautiful.today and on IG.
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