He desired me so I came close.
No one can near God unless He has
prepared a bed for you.
A thousand souls hear His call every second,
but most every one then looks into their life’s mirror and
says, “I am not worthy to leave this sadness.”
When I first heard His courting song, I too
looked at all I had done in my life and said,
“How can I gaze into His omnipresent eyes?”
I spoke these words with all my heart,
but then He sang again a song even sweeter,
and when I tried to shame myself once more from His presence
God showed me His compassion and spoke a divine truth.
“I made you, dear, and all I make is perfect.
Please come close, for I
St. Teresa of Avila
Love Poems from God