I Put Your Hand in Mine

It is now 6-½ years married to my wife and the feelings have not subsided. I understand her better and enjoy her company and look forward to a short vacation starting next weekend. Meanwhile, I wanted to repost this in honor of my wife as we come into another Valentine’s Day.

Rich Rockwood, Christian Author

To my dear wife:  I feel a rolling warmth through my being every time I put your hand in mine.  First I feel connected to you and then surrounded by you.  Why should this be if I am claustrophobic?  I ride elevators taking in all the oxygen there is so I can sigh a long prayer all the way to my destination floor.  Yet, when you touch me I feel closed in and safe.

Even if your hand is sweaty from working out or warm because of a hot flash, I still want to squeeze it because it is you, and you squeeze back.

When you come home from work, I want to touch your shoulders and rub away the tension and my missing you.

I feel a thrill when I wake up in the morning and realize you are there.  Even during the night if I wake and hear…

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About richrockwood

Writer of Christian fiction whose first book "Memory Theft" delves into the impact an extortion scam has on a retired widower. For more information please check out www.richrockwood.com
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