“Oh Daughter of Zion, how long will you wear these shackles? There is no key because there is no lock. You will not find what you are looking for in this prison because it does not exist; not here and never will it be here. I show you glimpses to draw you out and see how you will answer. I began a good work in you but humanity has taught you that the work is finished; that it is earned and strictly given out. I tell you today that no rebellion can stop this work, no running can keep you from my faithfulness. I need wait but a moment; a lifetime for many. But not here. There is too high a calling for you; we must not delay. Your joy will be like the shining lights of an endless summer. Your countenance will be like the calm breeze on a fall evening. By the end of your days you will feel the fiery warmth on a winter night and know that the whispers turned to praise because I was so near. I see your fragile heart, oh Daughter of Zion.”
To be fully known and not loved, that is true rejection. To experience this in earthly days, that is true loss. And yet, man cannot know true love without these things. For what is absolute goodness without its counterpart? And so we shall all say,
“Take away my senses and I will still know you. By your deeds, words once spoken, sensations in the depths of my heart. I belong. Here, I am welcomed home. Here, I am beyond the realm. A dream without constraints. A heart without fear. A King without limits.”
There is no limit to the Creator. From breath comes the eternal. From darkness, light. From mortal, immortal. We shall never be put to shame. Loose your chains and step into the Radiance of the Eternal Beauty.
“For the Lord comforts Zion; he comforts all her waste places and makes her wilderness like Eden, her desert like the garden of the Lord; joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and the voice of song.”Isaiah 51:3 ESV