Silently unseen in the midst of those who love me,
starkly vulnerable before strangers I stand.
“You are a strong woman,” he says.
“You have an incredible gift,” he says.
“You are unforgettable. You have the biggest, warmest heart I’ve ever seen,” he says.
“You know I love you, don’t you?” he asks.
“I have loved you with an everlasting love,” HE said. “I have drawn you with everlasting kindness. I will never leave you or forsake you. Be strong and courageous, for I AM with you. Behold, you are beautiful, MY beloved, truly delightful.”