First let me apologize. I know it’s been a while since my last post. My new duties are cutting in to my blogging time, but I hope to write more as the political season heats up.
I ran across this wonderful love story the other day and I just had to share it with you.
When Fred Stobaugh lost his wife of 75-years, he wrote an ode in honor of his “Sweet Lorraine”. He entered the love letter to his wife in a singer-songwriter contest at Green Shoes Studio in Illinois.
Fred describes his marriage like this, “It was a wonderful 75-years. I just often think, kind of unreal, dreaming or something, but, but it was real. That’s all I can say. It was real. Yeah, I really, really miss her. Just doesn’t seem right, like a dream.
Here’s the story from CBS news.
Here’s Fred listening to his song for the first time, courtesy of Green Shoes Studio.
The song has turned into a viral sensation. By last Friday, Oh Sweet Lorraine had jumped to number 7 on iTunes. Today the song is holding steady at number 33 and it is number 42 on Billboard’s Top 100.
Fred and Lorraine provide a perfect example of true love, commitment and devotion as described in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 & 13
Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. Three things will last forever – faith, hope and love – and the greatest of these is love.
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