I know what it is to live entirely for and with what I love best on earth.-Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

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Posts Tagged ‘England’

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

The ‘Wuthering Heights’ of Scotland’s Moors

Every romance plays out against its own dramatic backdrop.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Feasting: A Great Old English Tradition

“No one can do everything he or she would like in life. There’s just not enough time. Every person’s recreational time amounts to making choices that will leave out other opportunities. Why not select those activities you can share?” Willard F. Harley Jr., His Needs, Her Needs

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Lancashire: The Remains of a Day in the English Countryside

Contrary to passionate thought, the most romantic moments are the most peaceful moments.

Friday, April 29th, 2011

A Royal Wedding Speech to Live By

“Marriage is intended to be a way in which man and woman help each other to become what God meant each one to be, their deepest and their truest selves.”

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Thank You Daddy, Thank You

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach – well then, here’s my proverb: the way to a woman’s heart is through her children.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

The “Fantasticks”

Seasons of life come and go. If you keep caring for and protecting each another — everything else will work out.

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The Secret of Youth

To keep your love young, to clear the slate, kiss in the morning and kiss at noon; kiss with purpose or kiss for no reason; just don’t forget to kiss.

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

They Loved Us First

The secret to being loved is being the first to love. How do you think that applies to marriage?

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

A Castle Built For Two

Be patient and vigilant in building a secure marriage; castles are constructed one stone at a time.

Friday, June 11th, 2010

A Little Affection

Husbands, this musing is especially for you, though ladies, we have to be affectionate too of course. Don’t be surprised if he needs an occasional reminder: you can sweetly drop gentle hints–no strings attached–as in: “…now would be a good time to tell me I’m pretty…” and then accept it gratefully when he tries. Be lavish in your response whenever he is affectionate and they’ll be lots more to come.

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