"Save me," she whispered....
So he ripped her wings away, buried His claws into her
as though He could tear her very soul away from her.
As she cried, He drank her tears, feasted on her pain.
"Why are you hurting me?" she cried...
"Because I love you," He said, "you asked Me to save you, it is that simple
and that complex all at once."
"But how does pain save me?" she whispered against His flesh.
"Because it delivers you, it transforms you, it opens
up a world of possibilities, it lets you soar, it gives you bare truth..."
And as He spoke He sank teeth and claws into tender flesh, impaled
a shivering body and her cries of pain became release, and truth, and suddenly...