A Post Close To My Heart

Edd and I spent some time away from the world recently. It was good to be away, to talk about nothing but us. We’ve come a long way since we first met in 1992. 

The most popular post on my blog explains how Edd and I met. He wasn’t a believer – not just in Jesus – but in anything. 

You may have read the post already. But if not, this is our story.

Well, the beginning of it, anyway. 

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More than 20 years ago.
More than 20 pounds ago.

Edd and I met at work on a fall day in the early ‘90s. We chatted, flirted, and went to a few happy hours. By spring we were an official office romance. All went swimmingly until Holy Week. 


Edd invited me to see a movie on Good Friday. “Sure,” I told him, “right after church.”


“Forget it!”  His irritation confused me. “You go do your churchy thing and I’ll see you another time.”


Whoa. My new boyfriend definitely had a grudge against religion. Or God. Or something. This may be the deal breaker for our relationship.

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