Inspired by 3 Nephi 24:2
|My dreams were not restful
last night—no visions of peace.
Instead, I twisted with pain
like wool in a wash pool—
soaked in caustic fuller’s soap,
agitated, tread on, scrubbed raw,
wrung out again and again—
I resisted. I objected.
I don’t like this, I cried.
The Fuller rested,
massaged knotted hands,
sighed as He dripped sweat,
knee-deep in stench.
It’s hard work to make you clean,
He said. For us both.
I woke fitfully, then sank again
into dreams—this time trying to relax
and let the dirt be rinsed away.
Inspired by the Come, Follow Me readings for October 12-18