So, for the readathon, two people got me to read books of the bible. Part of the promise was that I would review ALL books I read, so here goes.
Song of Solomon, or Song of Songs, as it’s also know, was very interesting to read. I mean, it’s about physical love. Between a man and (one of) his wives. Serious I’M TOO YOUNG moments happened frequently. There was a lot of glistening. And myrrh, and spices. And “going down into your garden.”
MAYBE I have a dirty mind. But that seemed an AWEFUL lot like innuendo to me. I’m just SAYING.
But all the don’tthinkaboutitreallydon’tthinkSEEItoldyoutoothat’syourownfault was worth it for these two verses. ^_^
Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm;
for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave.
It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame.
Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away.
If one were to give all the wealth of his house for love, it would be utterly scorned.
-Song of Songs 8:6-7
They make me happy.