Feb.14.2007

Choose love…if for only one day a year, choose to love each and every person – family, friend or stranger – today of all days. This day of love is not of silly romance but of self-sacrificing kindness.

Because real love is a choice; the choosing of what’s best for another regardless of how we feel. The choosing to give when we feel as if we have nothing. If we all choose real love in every area of our lives…wow, “What a wonderful world it would be”.

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Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river. ~Malagasy Proverb

Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that. ~Michael Leunig

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Who, being loved, is poor? ~Oscar Wilde

Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ~Robert Browning

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You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from. ~Werner Erhard

Loving is never a waste of time. ~Astrid Alauda

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. ~Tom Robbins

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Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.
~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Love is a choice you make from moment to moment.

I love thee, I love but thee
With a love that shall not die
Till the sun grows cold,
And the stars grow old…
~Bayard Taylor

We love to know that we are not alone.
~C.S. Lewis

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The love we give away is the only love we keep.
~Elbert Hubbard

Whoso loves, believes the impossible.
~Elizabeth Barret Browning

That Love is all there is,
Is all we know of Love.
~Emily Dickinson

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

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There is no remedy for love but to love more.
~Henry David Thoreau

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
~Jimi Hendrix

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I love you
Not only for what you are
But for what I am
When I am with you

Love is giving someone the ability to destroy you, but trusting them not to.

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4 thoughts on “Feb.14.2007

  1. I told my daughter yesterday when she started her afternoon grumpiness that it was Valentine’s Day, after all, and Valentine’s Day is the day where we practice being super loving and sweet and kind to everyone we love – so we can try to be super loving and sweet and kind to everyone, all the time.

    Because sometimes it’s hard, I told her. And we could use all the help we can get. Doesn’t it feel better, too? I asked her.

    For the rest of the night, she popped up around corners chirping “Happy Valentine’s Day!” to both of us. I think she even told the cat.

  2. That is so cute and very sweet! I wish she would have called and told MY cat as she was in a horrible mood all day yesterday. I think she could have used an objective voice telling her to be loving, sweet and kind. 🙂

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