I had several ‘must-haves’ on that list that ‘Louise’ DOES NOT have.
What’s truly amazing, ‘Louise’ has so many outstanding attributes, I’m convinced God knew my needs better than I did! What’s really stunning is that ‘Louise’ has read this blog – the same one you’re reading now .
You have brought laughter, joy, and love back into my vocabulary. You are everything I need, and more than I ever hoped for.
Although I will always love my ‘Ruby’, and you will always love your ‘James’, I am convinced that our Lord has brought us together, and has kindled the amazing new and powerful love that we have for each other.
‘Louise’ has several ‘amazing-haves’ that I never even thought to include on that list.
She knows everything about me; every quirk, every flaw, every weakness – and she loves me anyway! So if you don’t mind, on this Valentine’s Day of 2014, please allow me to personally address ‘Louise’ .
He has probably been taken care of, coddled, and somewhat controlled.
He feels he had the greatest marriage of the century.
Many widowers have been married to only one spouse. But you’ve got to believe me; all the other descriptions in the paragraph above were true. That list of ‘gotta-haves’ that my future wife HAD to ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY have? That list was driven by worldly values, not godly values. BUT I learned that list of ‘gotta-haves’ of mine was misguided. I have no idea where my path is going, only that I need to take the journey.
I have been told there is special training/certification I need for that, but I can't find anything at the different universities. My response: Below is a list of the programs of which I am aware.
” (Post #38) Lessons Learned by a Dating Widower According to , no one knows the origination of the term “Geez Louise”, but it has been used for many years.