23 February 2010

# Love # Love Bytes

Love byte # 23 - Beauty of Love

This passage , the author of which is unknown is unarguably one of the most riveting and touching pieces I've read and no sooner did I read it , than I wanted to share it with you all .. so here it goes ..

The question is asked, " Is there anything more beautiful in life than a young couple clasping hands and pure hearts in the path of marriage ? Can there anything more beautiful than young love ? "
And the answer is given, " Yes, there is a more beautiful thing. It is the spectacle of an old man and an old woman finishing their journey together on that path. Their hands are gnarled but still clasped , their faces are seamed but still radiant , their hearts are physically bowed and tired , but still strong with love and devotion for one another . Yes , there is a more beautiful thing than young love . Old Love. "

Love is therefore , what stands the test of time ... Wouldn't you agree ?


  1. Hi I am "Following" you back! And you weren't kidding when you described yourself as a romantic!! I too love the LOVEY month of Feb...it contains my birthday, Anniversary & Valentines day!!
    I also LOVED reading your posts just now. I am most definitely NOT A TWENTY SOMETHING, more like 55 this month. But I work with 20's & adore them! I'll be back!

  2. Thanks Brenda ..as for being 55 well Age is just a number :) and im most def looking fwd to have you and keep you comin back :)

  3. There is nothing more endearing than seeing an older couple still so very much in love.

  4. This is beautiful!

    Thanks for stopping by on my SITs day. It means so much to me!

  5. Old love is better than young love, I agree. I once took care of a husband and wife in a nursing home. They were truly amazing people.

  6. Totally agree...first of all I love this pic you put up. Second, yes, I get teary eyes when I see an old woman and an old man holding hands and walking through life and love together. Just the other day I saw two...probably in their 80s. Absolutely wonderful and soooo cute! :)


  7. @ Snafugirl .. i so agreee :)

    @ Debbie ..you're welcome and thanks for dropping in too :)

    @ Christie .. i guess after spending so much time with one person , you literally become one person :)

    @ Selma ..Thanks so much and i love d pic too ..it makes your heart skip a beat :)

  8. 100% true!
    Love at first sight is easy to understand..
    But its when two people who have been looking at each other for a lifetime, that it becomes a miracle :)


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