The fig tree puts forth and ripens her green figs, and the vines are in blossom and give forth their fragrance. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.”
So I went with him, and when we were climbing the rocky steps up the hillside, my beloved shepherd said to me,
“O my dove, while you are here in the seclusion of the clefts in the solid rock, in the sheltered and secret place of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.”
My heart was touched and I fervently sang to him my desire,” Take for us the foxes, the little foxes that spoil the vineyards [of our love, for our vineyards are in blossom.”
She said distinctly, ”My beloved is mine and I am his! He pastures his flocks among the lilies.
[Then, longingly addressing her absent shepherd, she cried] “Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away, return hastily, O my beloved, and be like a gazelle or a young hart as you cover the mountains [which separate us].” Song of Solomon 2:10-13. End of quote.
The Mountains Which Separate Us? …
Indeed! Tall dark mountains of the trouble rubble created by the human element in each one of us human beings.
Nine Days Of Trouble Rubble? The Foxes, The Little Foxes That Spoil The Vineyards …
- “The foxes, the little foxes that spoil the vineyards of our love, for our vineyards are in blossom.”
The Number Nine—Fruitfulness and Giving. The number nine paints a picture of bearing fruit and giving. Ha! I Am In The Seclusion Of The Clefts In The Solid Rock Of My Master ready to bear fruit!
Wow! What A Revelation! One Needed To Close This Post, And?
Enjoy this gifted spring day—a day to arise and come away to climb the rocky steps up the hillside, to the sheltered and secret place of the cliff. Quote: