Cherished Partner

From Psalm 85:10-11:  “Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other.  Faithfulness will spring up from the ground, and righteousness will look down from the sky.”

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Love joins together

Blessed from God above

Faithful life journey

Sharing precious love


Love binds forever

Stirred from God above

Grace’s living bread

Feeding sincere love


Love resolves trials

Strength from God above

Hope flows eternal

Walking in His love


Love’s cherished partner

Blooms from God above

Daily life smiles back

Breathing trust in love


Love climbs each mountain

Backed by God above

Humble hands touching

Bonding in His love


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Country music entertainer Marty Robbins (1925-1982) was a gifted vocalist and songwriter.  In 1970 he wrote and recorded “My Woman, My Woman, My Wife.”  His efforts were awarded with a Grammy for Best Country Music Song.  This song served as some of the inspiration behind this poem.

Richard Halverson Quote

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If I were starting my family over again, I would give first priority to my wife and children, not my work.

From Psalm 90:12:  “So teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart.”

Monday Memories: Celebrate This Day

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Blessed sun rises, starting a new day

A precious day, under Lord’s watchful eyes

Celebrate this day, riding in love’s sleigh

Nothing ever holding back, watching doves fly


Singing of praises, blessing this fresh start

Jesus walking with us, our daily bread

Sharing this day, between loving sweethearts

Together, God’s Word keeps us full and fed


Our love sparks an endless celebration

God’s love filling hearts, fulfilling our fate

Singing songs, with love and adoration

Celebrate this day, love’s delightful taste


Jesus shares His joy, smiling from above

Making our joy complete, filling with love


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Moments in Time (Haiku Series #132)


Music plus coffee

Delightful early morning—

Time for one more round

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Sensitive to love

Blissful, marital journey—

Together as one

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Life’s rainy moments

Keep your umbrella handy—

Always be prepared

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Quiet Love

From 1 Corinthians 13:12-13:  “For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face.  Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.  And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.”

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Cherishing quiet love

Humble and enduring

Admiring devotion

Always reassuring


Abiding sacred vows

Uniting and growing

Living as single one

True love overflowing


Sharing unbridled truth

Caring for love’s duet

Overcoming troubles

Joy shines at each sunset


Hearing love’s small whispers

Blessing each day and night

Confessing true feelings

Boundless and holding tight


Listening to God’s love

Nurturing lifetime’s stage

Embracing each moment

Unhurried as we age



Expressing her unique songwriting and blessed voice about love’s feelings, Dolly Parton sings “I Will Always Love You.”

Love’s Precious Gift

From the words of author and poet, Ana Claudia Antunes:  “True love is like little roses; sweet, fragrant in small doses.”

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Montana to Ohio

God joins this woman and man

Love bringing His precious gift

As only He really can


Love begins with our Father

Nurturing words speak each day

Hand in hand, with each other

God’s grace and peace lights His way


Love matures, like fall’s harvest

Built upon God’s rock of trust

Daily hope breathes at sunrise

Walk under angel’s stardust


Love meaning more than just words

Through valleys to mountaintops

Joining as one, each ribbon

God’s love never, ever stops


God’s Word builds a cornerstone for love’s words and actions in our lives.

From Song of Solomon 8:6-7:  “Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love is strong as death, passion fierce as the grave.  Its flashes are flashes of fire, a raging flame.  Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it.  If one offered for love all the wealth of one’s house, it would be utterly scorned.”

Affirming Love

From Song of Solomon 2:8:  “The voice of my beloved!  Look, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills.”

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Sitting here, another morning’s darkness

Thinking of today’s most beautiful view

Your kindness and love arrives with a smile

Transforming this heart to radiant new


Traveling life’s lonely, meaningless road

Dreaming of unlocking a better life

Your cherished spirit bestows precious light

Joining together as husband and wife


Making beloved home for two love birds

Nurturing passion with each priceless day

Your tender, caring thoughts lead us forward

Navigating with God’s love, shows His way


Affirming love through joyful affection

Walking in Jesus’ perfect reflection


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From Song of Solomon 4:1:  “How beautiful you are, my love, how very beautiful!  Your eyes are doves behind your veil.  Your hair is like a flock of goats, moving down the slopes of Gilead.”

Marriage Quotes

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Dave Willis

Great marriages don’t happen by luck or by accident.  They are the result of a consistent investment of time, thoughtfulness, forgiveness, affection, prayer, mutual respect, and a rock-solid commitment between a husband and a wife.

Robert Brault

To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.

Indelible Marriage (Haiku Series #99)


Blessings with God’s joy

Lifetime moments, fulfilling—

Marriage joins as one

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Eternity smiles

Husband and wife forever—

Maturing love lasts

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Bride and groom unite

Faithful under our Lord’s love—

Lifelong memories

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