The Point: A Dying Wife’s Dating Profile

You may want to grab some tissues for this. For the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point.

Not long ago Amy and Jason Rosenthal sent their youngest off to college. Then they found out that the pain in Amy’s abdomen was actually ovarian cancer. Now they’re counting down the weeks her doctors say she has left.

But Rosenthal isn’t thinking about herself. In a very difficult-to-read piece over at The New York Times she writes, “You May Want to Marry My Husband.”

Then she tells of what a sharp dresser he is, how he likes to cook, enjoys live music and traveling, brings her flowers, and is an “absolutely wonderful father.”

“I am wrapping this up on Valentine’s Day,” she concludes, “and the most genuine…gift I can hope for is that the right person reads this, finds Jason, and another love story begins.”

When the Apostle Paul said “love seeketh not her own,” folks, this is what he meant. And when all of us who are married made those promises to love “till death do us part” on our wedding day, I hope this is what we meant, too.



You May Want to Marry My Husband
  • Amy Krouse Rosenthal
  • New York Times
  • March 3, 2017

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