I haven't liked Valentine's Day since 5th grade. Cindy Smith was the girl for me back then. Valentine's was my opportunity to express my vast, undying love for her. I did the best I could to fully describe it in a little hand-written note. To seal the deal, I topped it off with a few sweethearts in the same envelope. She read my note, ate my candy, and then promptly threw the note down the sewer drain.
- February 11, 2012 |
Inspired by the true story of Kim and Krickett Carpenter, The Vow explores a love that endures even in unimaginable circumstances.
- February 08, 2012 |
As Valentine's Day approaches, I like to take a good hard look at my “love life.” I consider how I’ve been loving my hubby, my family, friends and those around me.
- February 06, 2012 |
Diamonds aren't a girl's best friend. Her husband is, if he even shows a rhinestone's-worth of interest in her.
Pets can give you a reason to get up in the morning, someone to talk to, and someone to love. According to a recent Associated Press poll, a quarter of all unmarried pet owners would choose their pet over their significant other. I wonder if that's just a sign the pet is more significant than the other?
Let me guess. You are a woman who doesn’t look forward to Valentine’s Day!
As we approach another Valentine's Day, I am thinking about ways to impress my daughters with a greater awareness of God's loving presence...
What if this Valentine's Day you took the man in your life off the hook? What if this year you focused not on your expectations or the disappointment that the "Day of Romance" tends to bring but on the Author of Romance?
Though the female cardinal has skills equally as impressive as the male, she seems content to allow him to sing the lead, to wear the bright-red pants in the family, and to care for both her and their young.
To splurge on each other does not mean heaping material blessings on your spouse, although you might take that approach once in a great while. Here are seven ways you can splurge on each other when money is tight.
Candy is easy to buy. Giving of ourselves sacrificially and unselfishly costs us something. What action can you perform this Valentines Day that will leave a lasting impression on your loved one's heart?
- February 03, 2012 |
Valentine's Day only comes once a year, but it can serve as a reminder that we need to continually deepen our connection with our spouses. Though you might believe you have a close, intimate marriage, there may be areas that need strengthening...
- February 02, 2012 |
Many of us have heard the valiant stories of the martyrs of the early Church, but the truth is that more Christians have died for their faith since 1900 than in all the previous centuries of Christendom combined. What better time of year to consider that sort of love than during the month of February, the month of love?
- February 02, 2012 |
No matter how long you’ve been married, simple acts of love -- those things you used to do to express your love to one another -- keep you both knitted together in love.
Well, single friends, it has arrived: February, the month of love and romance. My condolences. But seriously, no matter what state your love life (or lack thereof) may be in, this could be a fabulous month for you! In fact, it might just be your best month ever.
Let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God (1 John 4:7). Around Valentine's Day, you often hear quirky definitions of love...
Escaping from the Land of Love Stinks
- January 30, 2012 |
The association between love and marriage is, in large measure, a Christian invention...
- January 29, 2012 |