I Long to See You . . .

I Long to See You . . .

It sounds like a line in a Valentine, doesn’t it? We can imagine a soldier penning “I long to see you” to his true love back home. In truth, these are words straight out of a love letter–a letter written by the Apostle Paul to “all in Rome who are loved by God and called to […]

A Day for Love

A Day for Love

In less than a week, we will celebrate Valentine’s Day.  I read this morning that Americans are projected to spend just short of 20 billion dollars on the holiday this year. That includes the purchase of candy, flowers, jewelry and other gifts, cards, and/or a planned evening of dinner and other entertainment. I can recall, […]

Love Makes the Sun Shine Brighter

Love Makes the Sun Shine Brighter

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.”……………………..David Viscott As we celebrate ‘love’ during this Valentine’s month, many (not all) single women are thinking about their ‘special’ love – the one she is still waiting for, the one that got away, the one that she drove away, the one that […]

Talking About Love

Talking About Love

 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. Mark 12: 30 (KJV) HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! Let’s meditate on Mark 12: 30 -31 as we celebrate Valentine’s Day today, remembering our first […]

A Tribute to Dad

A Tribute to Dad

Valentine’s Day isn’t always about hearts, flowers, and sweethearts. It is, however, about love. As much as I look forward to this day, Valentine’s Day has held a sorrowful memory for me for a number of years now. February 14, 1996 is the day my dad passed away. I hope my fellow bloggers and readers […]

The Greatest Valentine of All

The Greatest Valentine of All

With Valentine’s Day on its way, love is in the air. And who doesn’t love a good love story, right? Well, I can think of a couple! As the only female in our household, I take a lot of teasing when it comes to watching romantic or inspirational movies. What I call touching and moving, my husband and sons call […]

Love Is In the Air

Love Is In the Air

1st Corinthians 13: 4-6  Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.    Hearts. Chocolate. Roses. Gooshy—mooshy cards. February is all […]

Bible Quotes for Valentine’s Day

Bible Quotes for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner the topic of love will be all over the ads on our TVs and magazines. We’ll be seeing red hearts and teddy bears and roses and diamonds. But we know the real originator of love, and that’s our God. So here’s a few Bible verses we can meditate […]