The work that follows is so beautiful and full of Father's heart, I implore you, read every word. Cheryl McGrath, who blogs at Bread for the Bride is a woman after God's own heart and brings her strong gift for words and her ability to connect with the heart ofGod to us in this posting. Follow the link to read the full post.Really—don't miss a word!
The Magnificent Pursuit
He watched intently, wordlessly, as they departed the sacred Garden where all of them had walked together. There they had communed, talking, laughing and celebrating each other’s presence, while Spirit-breeze, the Ruarch, gently caressed their faces and the sunset marked the end of another perfect day in Eden. This day the sunset would not find them together, this day Eden would be lonely without the presence of the man and the woman. This day would never be forgotten by either God or human.
But even as His tender heart struggled with, endured and finally embraced the searing, unfamiliar pain of the unimaginable separation another emotion was rising forcefully within Him. Resolve. He had been betrayed and rejected. The freedom which had set apart the man and the woman, created in His very own image, had become the means of their treachery. Still, He would not have contemplated denying them that freedom. To do so would have meant they were less than His image, like the beasts of the field or the fish with which He had filled the oceans. [Read more here]