Diary entries relating to "love"
Saturday, June 7, 2014
When people tell me they are wondering who they should spend the rest of their lives with, I always suggest that they consult their ghosts. One piece of ghostly advice I got before I was married was to go to a comedy movie on the first date. It worked for us. We went to the Producers on our first date, laughed our heads off, and had a wonderful...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Now and then you hear a magical story which makes you think the world is not really the way it seems to be, on the surface.
A new friend of mine told me this: She was corresponding with a man on Facebook and finding him very compatible. Here's the story in her own words: "We kept in touch sporadically there, instant messaging...
Friday, October 5, 2012
There's a wonderful old gospel tune that goes something like this: "This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine (repeated several times) then: "Hide under a bushel--No! I'm gonna let it shine (more repeats)." This refers to Matthew 5:15, Mark 4:21 and Luke 11:33, where Jesus says, "No one takes a lamp and puts it in a...
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
It takes courage to be female. Everybody recognizes male courage--in battle, fighting fires, on the football field--but your average woman is actually bravery personified: She teams up with a partner (usually a man) and takes the huge risk of caring about him, caring for him, having his kids (or taking care of the ones he already has), without...