Listen, My most beautiful one—
If you ever lose sight of Me
Just follow My footsteps
Where I have led my beloved ones.
Come with all your burdens and cares.
Come to the place near
The sanctuary of My shepherds—
There you will find Me.
My dearest one,
Let me tell you how I see you--
You are so thrilling to Me.
To gaze at you is like gazing
At one of Pharaoh’s finest horses.
The strong regal steeds
Which pull His royal chariot.
Your tender cheeks are so radiant--your earrings and gem-laden necklaces set them ablaze.
from chapter 1 of the Song of Songs (The Passion Translation by Brian Simmons