How Do I Love Thee…

Dedicated to Nancy Crouch celebrating our 45 years of marriage June 14…  

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.   I love thee to the depth and breadth and height   My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight   For the ends of Being an Ideal Grace. …   I love thee to the level of every day’s   Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.   I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;   I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.

  I love thee with the passion put to use   In my old grief’s, and with my childhood’s faith.
  I love thee with a love I seemed to lose   With my lost saints,–I love thee with the breath,   Smiles, tears, of all my life!– and, if God choose,   I shall but love thee better after death.                                    Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Looking forward to many more years as God permits!

Keep Looking Up!


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