The first time she request the young women to make a promise, it is a promise to not awaken love with feelings. Love is more than that. This time it don’t try to awaken love when the you think that you are a couple, you are in a relationship. Love is more than that. It involves a total commitment that lasts a lifetime. Even when you make a … [Read more...] about Going Deeper — more on the warning
Shulammite to the audience 2.16 My beloved is mine, and I am his he who grazes among the lotus flowers. 17 When the day breathes and the shadows flee, turn; be like my beloved a gazelle or a young stag on the divided mountains. Narrator Notice that she is ready for more physical contact than he is offering. She … [Read more...] about The Play — alone all night
In yesterdays Play she gives a warning Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires. She stops her emotions and gives a warning to herself as well as the other girls. She isn't trying to deny her feelings. She is warning not to awaken love before it is … [Read more...] about Going deeper — the warning
Shulammite 2.7 I want you to promise me, O young women of Jerusalem, by the gazelles and by the does of the field, not to arouse, not to awaken love until love pleases to awaken. GP They are starting to ‘fall in love’ to narrow their focus to each other, to become a couple. We now join her where she is alone in her bedroom as … [Read more...] about The Play — Here he comes
Chapter 3 Verse 5 I held him and would not let him go till I had brought him to my mother's house, to the room of the one who conceived me. Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires. She is serious about him. This is the guy. This is the one she … [Read more...] about I’ve already decided, why not now?