For Steve

Posted: July 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

Dear Steve,

I can say this about this year:  Wow.  It’s really been a doozy, right?  But I am amazed at the way Jesus uses so many swirling, spinning things to bring two people into security with Him and with each other.

I love you.  More than words can say and more certainly than I have ever known it.

I ran into this children’s poem recently that said exactly what I wanted to say to you:

I Like You
I like you because I don’t know why but
Everything that happens is nicer with you
I can’t remember when I didn’t like you
It must have been lonesome then
I like you because because because
I forget why I like you but I do

So many reasons
On the 4th of July I like you because it’s the 4th of July
On the fifth of July, I like you too
If you and I had some drums and some horns and some horses
If we had some hats and some flags and some fire engines
We could be a HOLIDAY
We could be a CELEBRATION
We could be a WHOLE PARADE

See what I mean?
Even if it was the 999th of July
Even if it was August
Even if it was way down at the bottom of November
Even if it was no place particular in January
I would go on choosing you
And you would go on choosing me
Over and over again

That’s how it would happen every time
I don’t know why
I guess I don’t know why I really like you
Why do I like you
I guess I just like you
I guess I just like you because I like you.

-by Sandol Stoddard Warburg

Til our 999th of Always,

Bo

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