Played out to the Very End

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Photo Credit- In the Park 3 Stock Photo - Fran Priestly

I’ve always admired teachers and writers. I knew they were going to teach me something new that I didn’t know. They’ve also taught me through their books, and lately, I’ve had one of my biggest aha moments watching the restored, remastered British television mini-series of Pride and Prejudice that was based on the novel. …

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Photo by Alejandra Quiroz on Unsplash

For the second time, I watched Revolutionary Road, the 2008 film starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, and learned something I missed the first time I saw the film, and that’s the danger of loving to a fault.

After 4 decades of research, study, and real-life experiences loving to a fault causes many sorrows in marriage, especially where children are involved. The problem comes from loving another person and making them your god or loving yourself and making yourself a god. There is only one God we can depend on for true happiness and well-being, and that love reaches through our passions and longings in all of our relationships, not just in a special one. …


Catherine Nagle

Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Writer, Author of Imprinted Wisdom, Absence and Presence, Amelia, and a contributor to These Winter Months: The Late Orphan Project

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