Tuesday, February 15, 2011

This goes out to the one I love...

I remember growing up that it was a big deal on the radio stations to call in and have a dedication made. I never did it...promise I didn't, but I do remember people thinking it was just the coolest.  You would listen to see who so and so's "song" was...what couple was fighting...moving on...new love.  It was a tell all for any small town.

Ric is not a music person...he listens to sermons when he drives...the bible read aloud...he is an R.C. Sproul junkie, so if you get in his ride...that's what you will hear. We never had a "song"...didn't dance at our wedding(which I highly regret). Me on the other hand, I love music. I hear a song and it brings back a memory...I have an iPod full of my favorites...and music is important to me. All that to say, I heard this song this morning...a song I have heard before, but today it meant a whole lot more to me. It's a song about love...commitment...forever...and Jesus...and if I'm gonna have a song with my man..this would be the one. May there be lots of dancing in the minefields...and at the end of my days when I forget my name...I know you will remind me. This goes out to the one I love...


3 comments:

lula said...

I just wrote the longest comment ever & it disappeared.

I'm sad. Sigh...

jennifergriffin said...

Love this. ;) I've never heard the song before. Great words!

I used to call in....ask them to play anything by Heart...I was a closet rocker. I loved to sing along to Heart songs.

AND..I like your man's choice of listening as well...Sproul! ;)

Anonymous said...

Mrs.Genie and Bro.Ric,

Hey there, God has been laying something on my heart lately and I felt that I should listen.
I’m writing this anonymously because I feel as though what I say is something I’m sure I don’t feel alone on.

I wanted to say thank you, thanks you for all that ya’ll do for the youth group and just Prays mill in general. Thank you both for giving me so many great memories in the youth group. I’m not sure if ya’ll are aware of just how big of an impact that you have on us kids who have been through your youth group, thanks to you guys when I have kids I won’t have to be ashamed to tell them how I spent my teenage years. I want to say thank you for helping me discover God, and for being such great teachers of His word. It wasn’t just that ya’ll talked so much about God but it was the way that you walked the walk, how it was impossible to not see how much you both loved God and the church. I want to say thank you for giving me the best years in your youth group, a place where I felt safe and that had a big part to do with you guys. I am extremely thankful to know such great people who I truly admire in many aspects in life.

I hope that this little note can show just a little bit of how much you guys mean to not only me but to many others, I love you both.