An Unconditional Love
by Connie Hinnen Cook
Friday, February 11, 2005
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His dear wife now had Alzheimers,
her mind in a bad way;
He placed her in a care home, but
he saw her every day.
He brought her favorite roses
and a Persian cat to touch;
He'd sing to her and brush her hair,
"I love you ~ oh, so much!"
Sometimes he'd read her stories
or explain things on TV,
He longed to hear her call his name
but knew it couldn't be.
One day a patient watched them ~
how he'd gently hold her hand,
The patient, filled with wonderment, said
"I don't understand...
"She doesn't even know you, sir,
you might as well be dead!"
"I guess that's true ," he answered,
"Ah, but I know her," he said.
Love bears all things,
believes all things,
hopes all things,
endures all things.
Love never ends..."
(I Corinthians 13:7 RSV)
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|Reviewed by Lori Moore
|Wow... awesome work!|
|Reviewed by Vesna Perkovic
|touched my soul..
glorious work..so well done..brava!!
|Reviewed by Karen Chalfant (Reader)
|This is SO beautiful and a true testiment of true love.
|Reviewed by Henry Stevens
|Connie, a very well written love story and also explains what those who live with this type of life know as true.|
|Reviewed by Joel Raja Kumar J
|Yes, Connie, this is unconditional love and how beautiful it is!!!
Nice to be back to read you again my friend.
Love from India - Joel -
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|gorgeous, connie! simply divine! well done!
(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
|Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
|Beautiful Connie, very beautiful,
|Reviewed by Donna Quesinberry
beautiful sentiment and
so rare in today's environ