Posts Tagged ‘true love’

Love Note

September 5, 2014

I love this story by Paul Grachan, Lockport, Illinois. Many people look for signs that the Universe has delivered their soulmate to them. Well, you’re not going to find a sign any clearer than this one!

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LOVE NOTE
He thought it odd that he’d found a dollar bill with his new girlfriend’s name on it. Little did he know . . .

dollar-bill-esther
How do you know when you’ve met the love of your life? I couldn’t stop thinking about Esther. I laughed whenever we were together. My spirit soared at the sight of her. But we’d only been on a few dates! Was I really going to take her to dinner that weekend and ask her to be my girlfriend?

I knew she liked me but I was still nervous.

On my lunch break, I ran into a deli for a sandwich, pulling some bills that I had received as change earlier in the day from my wallet to pay for it. I glanced at them as I handed them to the cashier. Something was written on one of the dollars. I snatched it back and took a closer look.

In pencil, right next to George Washington, was the word (more…)

No, No, They Can’t Take That Away From Me

September 30, 2013

elderly-couple-kissingIn church yesterday, the minister related a touching story. When he and his brother would visit their grandmother at a nursing home, his brother, who was an accomplished pianist, would play old Gershwin tunes, which the residents greatly enjoyed.

One day, his brother was playing “They Can’t Take That Away From Me,” which was introduced in the 1937 Fred Astaire film, Shall We Dance. As his brother played, the minister noticed that an elderly couple had lit up at the first few notes. It clearly was a special song to them. The woman wasn’t a resident there but would come visit her husband all day every day. He had been incapacitated by (more…)

Love and Shoelaces

June 13, 2013

I saw this on Quora and have to agree. It’s the quintessential description of true love.

old-persons-handsI heard it second-hand, but it still amazes me. There were many people talking about love, and what love meant. And this child says “love is when my granpa (more…)