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Theology of the Kiss



You take her hand as the orange-hued sun tiptoes below the horizon. As you look deep into her eyes, she blushes a bit and bats her eyelashes as you move a little closer. Your lips meet hers-only for a moment, but a moment saturated with emotion and meaning.


Science tells us that a rush of chemicals to the brain is what makes this event so seemingly meaningful, but is that all there is to a kiss? Even the thought of such a kiss moves the heart in a way that suggests great significance. Perhaps this moment is more than a merely physical phenomena but an act seeped in spiritual meaning meant to draw us closer to God. Perhaps there is a theology of the kiss.

There are few things in life that we really cannot live without: food, water, shelter, and air. Some of these things we can go…

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I’m usually a laid back person. I love to read. I’m a history nerd. If I could go back in time and meet just one person it would probably be Pope John Paul II. I’m married to my best friend. Fall is my favorite season. The Giant Panda is my favorite animal. I love it when you go somewhere, see something, or even eat something and it bring back memories from your past. I love the smell of rain. Oh, and by the way, I’m Leila (lie-luh).

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