A substitute teacher came today Your absence to fill
Ain’t no other man ever Gonna sweep me off my feet
From here They look so close together, As though we could hop from one to the next...
Will you still love me when youthful vigor has gone and golden hair turned silver?
Honesty and humility secure lasting relationships.
Loving you Did not come naturally And you sure don’t make it easy....
I commit to you now and always That I will keep it Til death do us part.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
For though your lips were silent, you said tons with your eyes of blue And I started to save my kisses in a bottle just for you.
from “Prologue” in The Letter by Richard Paul Evans I am not a believer in love at first sight. For love, in its truest form, is not the thing of starry-eyed or star-crossed lovers, it is far more organic, requiring nurturing and time to fully bloom, and, as such, seen best not in its …