I love love.
That’s probably why I write contemporary romance, at my very heart I’m a hopeless romantic. I hated Romeo and Juliet. Killing yourself in the name of love is SO not romantic.
I love happy endings!
When I’m in my worst moods, like this weekend when I got not so great news, a good love story always helps.
The good Christian in me should say that I turn to prayer and my Bible and my heart and strength are renewed. And that is true, but I also believe that God knows my heart, good grief he MADE my heart, and he knows what calms me.
And a good sappy love story does it every time! Just pop in “You’ve Got Mail” or “While you were sleeping.” and I’m smiling and feeling all soupy inside by the end.
A good love song does the trick sometimes too. I was sitting home Saturday evening, licking my wounds, praying desperately for God to renew my strength and my hope, and for some reason I got it in my head to put in a CD. I don’t do that often, my house is filled with the squeals and shrieks of little girls, so the music sometimes just puts the noise level over the top.
The first one I came to in the pile was by LeAnn Rhimes, not bad but usually not my first choice. I didn’t even know I had it, had never even listened to it. Now that I think about it, I think I got it for $.50 at a garage sale a few months ago and just stuffed it under there.
And, this was the song that I heard, one we all know but exactly what my broken, discouraged heart needed. God uses many vehicles to bring our hearts peace.
Actually, there are two on there that I like, that made me sign and feel rejuvenated. I’m gonna step out and post them both.