Monday, July 26, 2010
"I have my reasons," she replied in defense of her refusal to his request. She listed off her reasons, pausing slightly between each, letting them sink in. "My most important reason," she concluded,"is that you believe, and I don't know if I can." She stood, watching him, the severe disappointment evident on his handsome features. After a moment he replied. "Those first reasons you listed, we can overcome them together. You'll see." He paused for a slow and steady breath, collecting his thoughts and emotions. "The final reason, we cannot overcome together."