There’s a delightful scene from the movie “Enchanted” in which fairytale princess Giselle advises an unsentimental divorce attorney on how to tell his girlfriend that he loves her. In song, Giselle suggests that he wear a color to match her eyes, plan a private picnic by the fire’s glow, or dedicate a song with words meant just for her. Then Giselle uses her lilting voice to summon two doves to deliver a heart-shaped wreath of flowers to the lawyer’s lady.
Romantic? Well, yes, in a storybook sense. But when I asked some Catholic moms what they considered to be romantic, their own ideas were more sensible than sentimental.
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