Saturday, 29 August 2015

My Beloved.

"My beloved speaks and says to me:

'Arise, my love, my fair one,
  and come away;
for now the winter is past,
  the rain is over and gone.

The flowers appear on the earth;
  the time of singing has come,
and the voice of the turtle-dove
  is heard in our land.

The fig tree puts forth its figs,
  and the vines are in blossom;
  they give forth fragrance.

Arise, my love, my fair one,
  and come away.'"

Song of Solomon 2:10-13 (NRSV)

[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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