Romance is everything to turn it into a cause for given is priceless
I can’t think of anything more disheartening than living a life without a clear purpose.
I will not be threatened. Do you understand me?’
He leaned closer again, his lips less than a couple of inches from hers. ‘Now try saying it without trembling.
…marriage is foremost a vocation. Two people are called together to fulfill a mission that God has given them. Marriage is a spiritual reality. That is to say, a man and a woman come together for life, not just because they experience deep love for each other, but because they believe that God loves each of them with an infinite love and has called them to each other to be living witnesses of that love. To love is to embody God’s infinite love in a faithful communion with another human being.
Sheer male interest filled his gaze which was entirely focused on her. She’d never before felt so female, so utterly desirable, so wanton.
He pouted-full on pouted. A prince. Pouting. – Kara, re: Braeden
There comes a time when attachments no longer clasp you; the drift begins slowly and you can comprehend that all relationships are hollow, phoney and transient.
Beauty is that Medusa’s head Which men go armed to seek and sever. It is most deadly when most dead. And dead will stare and sting forever. -Archibald MacLeish, “Beauty
It was an attraction born of close quarters, and false familiarity. It meant absolutely nothing. Yet she drove home one-handed, the fingertips of her free hand gently touching her mouth, whispering, “Beloved.
Lament is a cry of belief in a good God, a God who has His ear to our hearts, a God who transfigures the ugly into beauty. Complaint is the bitter howl of unbelief in any benevolent God in this moment, a distrust in the love-beat of the Father’s heart.