He sat down and tilted his head, "and rather then be home, warm and loved, you are here?" He shook his head. "I am prying. But realizing why I'm here." Saints were odd at times, but he tried his best to guide them where he could.
"and yes, God did. But you're hiding. Your fellows, they have lives outside of their purpose. Your purpose isn't meant for you to hide yourself in Anthony. You are not here so you can drown in responsibility. As I tell many others, sometimes you must let things go." He shrugged, "if this is some odd sense of guilt then it is understandable."
He folded his hands on his lap and gave Anthony a long look. Then, suddenly, his voice changed, "My Love is eternal. Do not waste what you have my child. It is unnecessary." Then Metatron blinked and looked to the ceiling, "you know I really hate when He does that. I'd like to prepare myself for that."