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Romancing Melody

Thinking about Love and Romance

I was in my Cinderella dress. I'd just walked the aisle, married Prince Charming, and a beautiful coach and white horse waited to take us home. The day had been perfect.
Who did I think I was?

Why Not You?

In January 2012, my publisher released my first book, Crossing Values. I sat, uncertain. Would anyone buy it? Once they bought it, would they read it? If they read it, would they recommend it to others? Or read my second book? What was I thinking releasing a book? Who did I think I was?

Romance God’s Way

I wrote this post two years ago for another website just before Romancing Melody: A Crossing Journey released. Yet its truth about romance hasn’t changed. Romance is bigger than most of us consider it to be.

Romance is lavishing love on anotherTis the season for romance: long-stemmed roses and fancy dinners, boxes of chocolate and nights on the town. Truth be told, I’ve always been a simple girl. 

To me, one rose of the right color is even more perfect than a dozen roses in an expensive vase because one rose conveys three things: 1) my husband thought of me and took time to stop to buy something for me, 2) he cares enough to remember and look for a rose in my favorite color, and 3) he knows me well enough to comprehend that while I’ll enjoy the rose immensely, I will also be thinking of the financial cost to our checkbook.Want to read more?

Redemption in Crossing

Back in October 2012, I wrote a post about redemption. I'd been thinking about it, enough to look up the definition in the dictionary. I loved what I found. Still do. The very first definition at Dictionary.com says this: an act of redeeming or the state of being redeemed.