‘Our father, who became my inseparable Lord of bliss, you reigned over me with an abundance of kindness, looking upon me as someone who was entitled to your true love. What can I say? What recompense can I offer? And by what means? I sing your glory constantly, dwell on it, and abide wholly as you.’
~ The Shining of my Lord
About the cosmetic imperfections: these can vary, but are of the nature of a few pages having small folds in the corner, page cutting errors, smudges on inside pages, a few printing ink marks on the paper edges or damage to the cover or spine.