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He Desired Me So I Came Close

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
desire you.”

St. Teresa of Avila
Love Poems from God