My Lover Satisfies

I will drink deeply of the milk of heaven
          and I will be fed.

I will drink deeply of the water of life
          and I will be satisfied.

I will drink deeply of my Lover’s sweet wine
          and I will know peace and contentment.

Nourishment, satisfaction, and more –
          peace, contentment, and more –

Fulfillment: full to overflowing
Joy: sweetness pure and ineffable
Rest: beside the waters of pleasure

My Lover satisfies my every need.

 

© 1998

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About Nancy Smith

Nancy Smith has 20 years’ experience in technical writing and management in software companies. She also has more than 20 years in Christian ministry as an educator, course designer, retreat leader, spiritual director, pastor, and coach. A United Methodist Deacon, Smith has her M.Div. from Boston University. She is a graduate of the Guild for Spiritual Guidance, and is certified in Spiritual Direction and Retreat Leadership from Boston College.
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One Response to My Lover Satisfies

  1. Frank Ober says:

    sounds good to me… F

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