I think that every story of romance is worth telling. As I recall my own, I myself am amazed at the woven tapestry of love, heartbreak, tough lessons learned and bliss.
I hope you’ll join me every Friday this Summer for my Summer Romance Series:
A Redeeming Love
In April 1995 I graduated from Pepperdine and left
I was embarking on the new adventure of living in
I sang on the worship team and at Thursday night rehearsals he would drop in sometimes. I could barely contain myself. We were introduced several times, “Roger, this is Raeanne Jones.” He’d nod and shake my hand, I’d be thinking, “yea, I met you last week, and the week before. Don’t you remember my name?” Now I know that he did know my name and thought I had a boyfriend so he acted disinterested!
Through a few crazy temp jobs, I finally landed a job at E! Entertainment Television and a whole new set of adventures began! I was living with 3 amazing girlfriends in a fabulous penthouse apartment overlooking the ocean, I was working at a “low budget cable network” where I met interesting people and got to make a few TV appearances myself!, and I was loving my church family and all the ministry opportunities there – life was full and rich. All of the newness was a wave I rode as long as it kept coming. I still didn’t really know Roger, but my heart skipped a beat every time I saw him. I had never been so attracted to a man. Because I was shy around men, I didn’t know how to get to know him. I was not bold enough to approach him and our circles didn’t cross much. For now, just seeing him on Sundays and the occasional Thursday rehearsal would give me a little something to dream about… until we ended up in