Chapter Nine Pages 18-19
Double-page spread! Very exciting. If that group on the first half looks familiar, it’s because they’re the five Beings we saw back in chapter one.
Patrick (narration): You’re so bright and so warm. How can we not be drawn to you?
We seek you out in the darkness, and we delight in your commands.
In your love, we are comforted; with your love, nothing can touch us.
Without you, we can’t be whole.
And without your orders . . .
. . . we don’t know what to do.
Narration in fancy font: I open my mouth and pant, longing for Your commands. Turn to me and have mercy on me, as You always do to those who love Your name.
Patrick (narration): Now how can I possibly explain all that in a way these humans will understand?
Patrick (speaking): You’re all so bright . . .