The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Tanach:|
Song_of_songs 4: 9 Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my bride; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one bead of thy necklace.
Song_of_songs 4: 10 How fair is thy love, my sister, my bride! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all manner of spices!
Song_of_songs 4: 11 Thy lips, O my bride, drop honey--honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.
Song_of_songs 4: 12 A garden shut up is my sister, my bride; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
Song_of_songs 4: 13 Thy shoots are a park of pomegranates, with precious fruits; henna with spikenard plants,
Song_of_songs 4: 14 Spikenard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices.
Song_of_songs 4: 15 Thou art a fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and flowing streams from Lebanon.
Song_of_songs 4: 16 Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his precious fruits.
Song_of_songs 5: 1 I am come into my garden, my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk. Eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.
Song_of_songs 5: 2 I sleep, but my heart waketh; Hark! my beloved knocketh: 'Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled; for my head is filled with dew, my locks with the drops of the nig