The Words That Make Up the Bible
He lay in the dim light of the hospital room, his head propped up on a thick pillow. She perched on the edge of a chair near his raised bed making her already petite frame seem even smaller. Reaching up she slipped her hand into his and the years melted away.
Tears formed, she fought them back, dragging in a deep ragged breath she shook her head and quietly said, “Did I ever tell you how we met?”
She smiled as she described a trip to the Hippodrome (a roller skating rink in
She was fuzzy on the details of how she snagged him, but a year later they were married, and nearly 72 years later she held his hand, caressed his forehead and leaned in close to whisper… “Goodbye Pop, I love you!”
“Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away” (Song of Solomon 8:7).
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