RE: Union

Midline cracks
Rupture
The ancient barrier
Between us
Chunks and pieces tumble
Stirring clouds of dust and debris
Clouding my vision

The barrier arose
Stone by stone
With rain and strain
Reinforced
With pain and disdain

As billows settle
A lost dream
I recognize
That handsome figure
Holding
Chiseled features
Sable tresses
Tender eyes
Brawny chest
Divine handiwork

He steps to lay
With strong hand
On the crumbling rubble
His forgotten covenant
Of charity
To his bride

A foundational fracture
Ruptures
My unsentimental heart
I remember my vow
Before high festivities
Of Ritz and Rolls
A veil floating behind
New gold
On intertwined fingers

Then unaware
The rocky vertical path
Ahead
Traversed apart
Hands long released

I step to lay
With delicate hand
Upon the ruins
My tattered covenant
Of love
To my groom

Initiating renovation
He covers my gold with his
Breaking ground

A new foundation
Accommodation
Restoration
Intimate relation
Acceleration
Contemplation
Of oneness

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Psalm 126:3-5
The Lord has done great things for us,
and we are filled with joy.
4 Restore our fortunes, Lord,
like streams in the Negev.
5 Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy.

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About ashleydwille

Author Ashley D. Wille was always searching for spiritual answers. “True and lasting satisfaction always proved just out of reach. Now, in midlife, I have come to find my soul satiated in God. Through sweet surprises, difficult climbs, and excruciating valleys, the Master’s hand has shaped me. All along the way, God has taught me many things. What He has taught me most is that many of my beliefs about Him were wrong.” Her book, My Journey Through the Cross, is a personal insight shared by an amazing woman. Through her profound experiences and inner struggles, Wille shows how she was able to break through false layers of thinking and move into a deeper relationship with God. Her beautiful journey is just waiting to be shared. If you are ready to live your life free of guilt and shame, you too can learn how to walk in spiritual freedom.
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