“Awake, O north wind,
And come, wind of the south;
Make my garden breathe out fragrance,
Let its spices be wafted abroad.
May my beloved come into his garden
And eat its choice fruits!”
— Song of Songs 4:16
At this point the seeker’s concern is, “Lord, do You feel sweet when I come to You? Do You enjoy my prayer and my reflection? Do You feel that we are fully joined in spirit when I speak for You? Do you feel that we are one when I go visiting and testifying for You?”
She is united with the Lord to the extent that her garden indeed is the Lord’s garden. What a beautiful and glorious manifestation of life she has! We praise the Lord for this kind of living that we can experience with our Lord.
Adapted from The Journey of Life, page 242.