my soul melted

God’s speech is the effect He produces in the soul.

… it wounds the soul with the tenderness of God’s life, and it wounds and stirs it so deeply as to make it dissolve in love…

… “As soon as He spoke my soul melted”.

… The divine substance absorbs the soul in itself.

  •      St John of the Cross.  The Living Flame of Love. Stanza 1

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