While her daughters stood nearby, she talked in her sleep, dreamt of her youth and murmured about a young man named Harris.
She later confessed to her children that he was the only man she ever loved, which is why she believed it was her life's most tragic mistake when she lost him.
Back then, families helped young women and men meet and become engaged and often chose their children’s mates for them.
Today, singles are more on their own to find a mate.
Have you ever wondered how romantic regret can haunt some people their entire lives?
I recently thought about this when I watched a film about an elderly woman who was on her death bed.
Like the woman in the film, we can experience regret because we feel we missed an opportunity with someone special, or because we dated someone for the wrong reasons, communicated poorly, were unfaithful to our mate or a host of other reasons.
Unfortunately, like the woman in the film, some people carry romantic regret far too long, but God wants to give us freedom in our emotions from the pain of the past, no matter the reason.
He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally.For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. And so I may not be able to answer the question if he means something by free will that I don’t believe in.He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally. How does God use His sovereignty for the greater good, when our free will is in place? So let’s try out a definition and let the Scriptures shed light on this problem.The institute is currently based in Gricigliano, Italy in the Archdiocese of Florence. Both received their priestly formation under Cardinal Giuseppe Siri of Genoa.John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.