“If I remembered her she would never forget me.”

the story of Frances Alice Blogg & Gilbert Keith Chesterton

“Once in the course of conversation she looked straight at him and he said to himself as plainly as if he had read it in a book: ‘If I had anything to do with this girl I should go on my knees to her: if I spoke with her she would never deceive me: if I depended on her she would never deny me: if I loved her she would never play with me: if I trusted her she would never go back on me: if I remembered her she would never forget me. I may never see her again. Goodbye.’ It was all said in a flash: but it was all said…

“Here ends my previous existence. Take it: it led me to you.”

Read Chesterton’s Letters About His Marriage Proposal

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God can’t and won’t be boxed in by our ideals.

Whether you date or court or just up and marry your best friend one day, God can be working through it. Let all be done for His glory.

(Natasha Metzler in "How to Read Love Stories")

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