Author: Qoheleth PM
Yes, she is a real person, why?Rated: Fiction K - English - Spiritual - Words: 126 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 05-18-07 - Status: Complete - id: 2363397
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No, never shall I hold her in my arms,
Feel on my cheek the tears that she has wept,
Or pledge my life to keeping her from harm;
This Thou hast shown me; this I must accept.
I only ask that he whom she shall choose
Might be a man grown strong in love and prayer,
A man who knows, and shall not lightly lose,
The precious thing entrusted to his care.
And over all of this, one thing I plead:
That she might always Thy good creature be;
That she might know Thy love, profess Thy creed,
And, in the end, might come to rest in Thee.
I am not angered that she is not mine,
But oh! how horrid if she were not Thine!