We are fodder for a fire, that burns brightly yet does not incinerate; that grows hotter with time, yet does not obliterate; that protects with its heat; that melts two into one entity as certainly as crayons melt together on a hot stove.
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I am constantly touched by the depth of feeling you show me. Your kind way and tender manner is the sweetest affection I have ever known. I love you madly, deeply and for always.
By American novelist and screenwriter Nicholas Sparks
in the things
…came not because of one thing, but because of many. In coming to know you I have discovered so much I like; so much to be glad, even joyful about. If I had custom made you for me, I could not have done a better job.
…has been a healing salve for us. After all that’s happened, the depth of our respect and affection for each other is abundantly clear. I love you Sweetheart and being loved by you is the best thing that ever happened to me.
…enriches the soul and powers the heart with a stronger beat. From top to bottom, it hollows out a person to make room for itself. Whether high or low, love brings a depth of feeling known no other way.
…knows of imperfection, but cares little about it. What is good and virtuous is amplified. Flaws and deficiency are diminished. Through the eyes of love we lift another to their greatest height.
French philosopher & Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
in such a way
as to complete
and fulfill them,
for it alone
and joins them
by what is deepest
…that you are a take-charge type of person who does not shrink away from responsibility, even when bearing it is difficult. Your family is lucky to have you. So am I!