How Falling in Love Pointed Me to God

Stunning! Breath-taking! Vivacious!

I can still remember the first time I met the young woman who became my wife. Those eyes: big, bright, and brown….

…….That smile, it reached from ear to ear and brilliant!

………………..Her laugh…well ok her laugh was loud and obnoxious, but the truth is it was also infectious.

She had caught my attention and my interest. And so, throwing caution to the wind, I pursued her relentlessly.

I knew who she was, but I didn’t know her yet. Little did I realize that in getting to know her, I would learn more about God’s love and God’s grace than I ever thought.

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How can I thank you for this?


Beaming with gratitude and hope.

Those words aptly describe the face of my student after I had granted him an extension on his assignments. He hadn’t asked for one, but I knew that he was struggling with issues outside the class that were impacting his performance in class. I knew he had the ability to do the work. I knew he had the desire to get it done, but he lacked the time, and concern was etched on his face.
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