I think this world could use more people being enamored with people. You know, to be completely taken, totally blown away by how remarkable someone is. Simply being enchanted by another person.
Today I was enamored by Jordan and the way he draws people in and makes them smile. He is constantly being complimented on his manners.
Today I was enamored by Stephanie and the way she has learned self-control. She is teaching herself to do the things she doesn’t want to do.
Today I was enamored by Hannah and the way she has disciplined herself to read her bible and devotions every single night since January 1.Today she was reading her bible when I came home. “I’m reading early because I don’t feel well and want to make sure I get it done.” She has an old soul, which enamors me even more.
Today I was enamored by Sam and the way he loves unconditionally again and again, minute to minute and day after day. I wish my love was as unabashed as his.
Today I was enamored by Andy who started a running program tonight because I asked him to run a 5K race with me this summer.
Today I was enamored by Christie who has decided to run an ultra marathon — 100 miles — this summer. She is becoming stronger each day.
Today I was enamored by a colleague who shared with me his service in the Army, stationed in Europe, helping Vietnam vets decompress.
Today I was enamored by Becca who puts words on the page and makes me a better person.
Today I was enamored by the way Shelley wrote about her parents and sacrifices.
It takes honest love, the unselfish kind, to be enamored by others. Interestingly enough, I’ve also found, the more enamored I am by someone, the more I want to know them more. This is the kind of love that makes the world a better place. I want to spend my life being enchanted by people and the way they are perfectly and wonderfully made.
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