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The Greatest Proof of Love

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The Greatest Proof of Love

The greatest proof of love:
Man’s desire to protect
His most endearing quality:
The role he shares with heavenly beings…
A guarding angel on earth
With his strength
Protecting his woman
From outer attacks…

And yet…
From the heart of every woman
A gentle voice pleads:
"Will you protect me
From the strength of your own heart?
I am most vulnerable to you…
Will you protect my heart
From your power
Over me?"

Eileen Manassian Ghali

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  1. Date: 7/31/2013 4:51:00 AM

    WOW!! Just To IMAGINE!!! A lifetime...of PROTECTING YOU...FROM MYSELF....Would be the hardest!!!

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 7/31/2013 8:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Frankie.....how absolutely sweet this post is! :) Very sweet!!!!
  1. Date: 7/23/2013 7:10:00 PM

    reat write, it is all about balance of power though. Take care, Richard

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 7/23/2013 10:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ok...MISTER...Whoever you are...You have hacked Richard's account and I DEMAND that you get OFF! He usually has some witticism and some teasing in every post...You are WAY too serious...so, tell me...what have you done with him, and you better not hurt him, or I will hunt you down and........
    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal Date: 7/23/2013 7:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    missed the G off the first word
  1. Date: 7/23/2013 7:08:00 PM

    We all know men will generally protect women for abuse of any kind but who protects us from the handbags and heartbreakers? Take care, Richard

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 7/23/2013 10:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Richard....Richard is that you????? Hello???? Ok...the handbag bit sounds like you but heartbreakers???? Na...Richard!!! Are you in trouble? Auntie is coming to the rescue!
  1. Date: 7/23/2013 7:53:00 AM

    A conundrum that comes with that risk of falling so hard for another, hoping it can be resolved & secured to attain that inner peace. Been there.

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 7/23/2013 8:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes....it surely is a scary place to be, Drake....I find this the most most most amazing thing about men. The desire to protect his woman. It is just so sweet. I have two older brothers...they would be rough with me, tease me, and drive me bonkers, but should anyone dare bother me...there were there, "Hey, your messing with my sister!" :) But, in love relationships...the man must protect his woman's gentle heart from his ways...(infidelity, lies, harshness..the list could go on!) Thanks for stopping by!
  1. Date: 7/23/2013 7:39:00 AM

    I agree with Lucy

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 7/23/2013 7:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) :) :) :)...Richard...I couldn't be happier to know that!
  1. Date: 7/23/2013 6:39:00 AM

    Eileen; This is beautiful. I just loved it, but than everything you write is good. Thanks for sharing.....Lucilla

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 7/23/2013 6:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you my sweet, Lucilla. Your kind words have entered my heart. HUGS