The Sacrificial Way [rev. 4-14-2018; 2nd attempt]

The Sacrificial Way

You said you’d stay for me, so I said, “Go”.
Who would I be were I to have said, “Stay”?
My love is from the Love whom we both know.

Like mine, your love has been pursuing One
called Love, who called for you to Carmel’s Way.
You said you’d stay for me, so I said, “Go”.

Your prayers for Love to call me are not done,
As mine continue, pleading that you’ll say,
“My love is from the Love whom we both know”.

How could I not return the love you’d shown
In chancing all you’d hoped for on that day?
You said you’d stay for me, so I said, “Go”.

As years have passed, as lives are not our own,
I still pursue our sacrificial way.
My love is from the Love whom we both know.

You said you’d stay ’til I, too, am called home;
though home is near it remains far away.
You said you’d stay for me, so I said, “Go”.
Your love is from the Love whom we both know.