What Is Love? {A Belated Valentines Post}

Love is...a smile between lovers at their baby playing cute in the middle of an argument

Love is...letting Husband have the best piece of salmon (or cake)

Love is...a father saddling up all of the horses for his daughter and granddaughters, working his way from horse to horse with passion and lightening speed--all for an hour ride

Love is...reading a book to them anyway when I'm dead tired

Love is...Husband coming in the door with a beautiful blender for my juice fast after some heartbreaking news from the doctor

Love is...Husband going into town for wine on Valentine's Day...his idea

Love is...staying is all of us being at home togther on Valentine's Day, crafting, baking, making home happy, just being

Love is...hearing someone's point and validating their feelings even when you think they are wrong

Love is...reaching out for that connecting hug anyway when things are really difficult between you and someone

Love is...putting down my camera to take a little one with an infection to the bathroom when she asks for help, her brow furrowed, pleading with her eyes

Love is...apologizing to my girls when I slip up, when I sin against them

Love is...cupping someone's face, looking into their eyes to tell them you love them, to make sure they believe it

Love is...looking over an offense, forgiving the unforgiveable

Love is...believing the best in people, refusing to believe a lie

Love is...fellowshipping with friends that wounded you, only through grace, no record-keeping

Love is...desiring to see others happy, even when things aren't going well for me

Love is...making little of myself and thinking more of my neighbor

Love is...Sunday after Sunday, working at getting past the surface smiles and really getting to know my brothers and sisters, really seeing them

Love is...a man hanging on a tree, the One Man who took all God's wrath for us, the all-time ultimate illuminary display of love

Love is...make up your own?.....

Valentine Heart Streamer Window Treatment
Source: http://www.aholyexperience.com/2012/02/weekends-are-for-love-books-on-marriage/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HolyExperience+%28Holy+Experience%29

                                Bella and Lilly watching Winnie The Pooh while the older girls help

White Chocolate and Cherry Shortbread Cookies {our white chocolate didn't melt, so it didn't make it onto our cookies}
Source: Loveandoliveoil.com via Ann Voskamp

Valentine twig arrows...the girls had a lot of fun making these...even Lilly helped!
Source: carolynshomework.blogspot.com via Kellie on Pinterest

Valentine Confetti
Source: Nest of Posies

1 comment:

  1. Awe so sweet. I just love all of your writings Nacole. You are so talented. I love to come on here and read about your life, struggles and see pics of my sweet little girls. Love you Mama



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