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Friday, 10 February 2012

Fabulous Fridays: Love

Valentine’s Day is just round the corner and it feels like love is in the air. Wherever I look my senses are bombarded with red hearts, red roses, red lingerie … red is the order of the day – with some pink thrown in for good measure. The day has, of course, become commercialised to the nth degree and the very word ‘love’ has become a cliché. So I guess I’ve become to Valentine’s Day what Scrooge was to Christmas.
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But before I dismiss the whole shenanigan as the proverbial humbug let me just make it clear that I do believe in love. In True  Love. In the type of love that makes my spirit soar and my heart sing. And there are, of course, hundreds of thousands of quotes about love, in all languages and from all ages, yet my favourite one, the one that sums love up perfectly has to be this one:
                                                                         Source: via Yvonne on Pinterest

So here’s to the little things. To the little nothings that mean so much. To the simple ways of saying “I love you”
Like cuddling on rainy days …
                                                  Source: via jennifer on Pinterest

A kiss in the sand ….
                                                                   Source: via Amruta on Pinterest

Little nothings that mean something  …
                                                      Source: via Mary on Pinterest

Doing silly things together …
                          Source: via Catherine on Pinterest

Holding hands …
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Writing little love notes …
                                                Source: via Maggie on Pinterest

And I wish you all a love that will last till the end of your days.
                                                      Source: via Dana on Pinterest

Because LOVE really does make the world go round.


  1. Loree you've hit the nail on the head!
    I totally agree with your thoughts on love and Valentine's Day.

  2. Beautiful post and quote... it is one of my favourites as well. I believe in love and I'm so very grateful to have found the love of my life. I must admit that I do love Valentine's Day =)
    Wishing you a most lovely weekend! xoxo, B

  3. with valentine's day coming up tomorrow, thank you for this eternal reminder.

    (and i love the shot of the snow heart resting in red mittens!)

  4. What a wonderful post on love. Perfect verse, perfect images. ( I love the little heart made of buttons :)

    And thank you so very much for praying for our young friend, Hannah. She has a serious brain injury from a gunshot wound (freak accident) and the doctors say if she makes it through the next five days her chances go up (they are at 1% right now.) So a lot of folks around the world are praying for a miracle...

  5. Super beautiful post.well said..wise words of love and light...hugs!

  6. I loved this post...from the beautiful beginning to the heartfelt end. Your words from Corinthians are something I should read over each morning. It seems that everything would just slide into perspective once again.


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