WHEN YOU TAUGHT ME HOW TO DANCE (SONG OF SONGS) LESSON 5.

IT WAS A LOVE STORY THAT MELTED MY HEART I UNDERSTOOD WHY IT DID IN PART, SEEING THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, BUT THE SONG OF SONGS HAS LIFTED THE VEIL AND I SEE SO MUCH MORE NOW This is the true story of Beatrix Potter, the creator of the best-selling childrens’ series: Peter Rabbit. Beatrix was a spinster who was not valued in a time when women were not supposed to have a career other than marriage and mothering.  No man saw Beatrix as lovely — and  no man ever asked her to dance — that is, until her editor, Norman Warne, came into her life.  He saw the beauty, the potential, that no one else saw — and his love drew that beauty out. In a scene so tender, he  asks her to dance, and then takes her hand […]

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RAINY ROMANTIC RESCUE MOVIES AND OUR REDEEMER

        (The following excerpt is from The God of All Comfort) I’m not giving away Steve’s trench coat. I want to see it when I open the closet. I want to run my hand through its soft furry lining. If I have to run up to our mailbox in the rain, it’s that trench coat I reach for – a sheltering shield covering me from head to foot, protecting me from the wet, yet flooding my heart with memories: The day I met him – a cold February day on the campus of Northwestern University. He caught up with me after class and introduced himself. I was so excited that this man whom I’d secretly admired was approaching me that I was trembling. Steve thought I was shaking from the cold wind off of Lake Michigan, and […]

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