Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: true love

Loving Others Means More Than Giving Valentine Hearts

  Love is in the air. Valentine-themed merchandise fills the stores: candy, chocolate, helium balloons, lingerie, flowers, mugs, cards. You name it—the word on the street is love. We see the same word in , but here it carries a much deeper meaning. It challenges us to a lifestyle of love, not just a sentimental… [ read more ]

What Does True Love Look Like?

  A group of kids were asked to explain love. Here’s what they said: “When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore.  So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. That’s love.” “Love is when my mommy makes coffee for… [ read more ]

Fickle or Faithful?

I’ll always remember celebrating Valentine’s Day in fourth grade. That was the year I had an over-sized crush on brown-eyed, freckle-faced Freddy. So did all the other females in my class, for that matter. Poor Freddy. While the other boys played tetherball and baseball during recess, he dashed ‘round and ‘round the school yard, chased… [ read more ]