FAITH AND FAILM. Love that was once for a cousin, as in the version of Cyrano from 1990, is now for a friend, and I am more comfortable with this leaning. Cyrano is also a story of shame and fear of rejection — something that single people of faith can struggle with.
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Singles seeking support
Members of Christian Friendship Fellowship (NZ) are gathering at Queen Charlotte Sound this Easter from all over New Zealand for one of the fellowship’s major get-togethers of the year, the “Significant Singles” camp.
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Doubly successful in marriage
A retired New Zealand vicar who’s been blessed with two long, happy marriages knows the secret of success.
Cecil Marshall, now 86, was married to Barbara for 40 years. After her death 18 years ago he was devastated, but remarried and has enjoyed another 17 years of marriage to Margaret.
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More than deluxe And a tip of the hat There’s a love transcending love That I got to have It’s … Continue reading I will
As the intersection of two souls meet, One soul hopes for more than meet and greet. She took a risk, … Continue reading Risk
Hope because of you, Hope, I need you. Hope, visiting me, Hope encouraging me. Love needing me. Hope seeing the … Continue reading Choosing me
He held the card and read it, “Not her again” and threw it in the neighbour’s garden patch. She was … Continue reading All right
How can they offer the world hope if their houses are filled with lonely people? I lift my heart to … Continue reading Lonely
“I find it hard to adjust to you,” he said. “But I want to be this way,” she said. “I … Continue reading When relationships are just essential
Life is wide, within our reach, inside of it, our lot. We are not without grasp, inside this realm, Someone … Continue reading Love
Reading some of the romantic poems and literature that comes out of India, I saw a lot of heart brokenness … Continue reading Romance stories from India