Happy Valentine’s Day, friends!
With this day being all about “love”, I feel like people tend to avoid it. They dread it. Hate it. (Girls buy buckets of ice cream and a red box because they don’t get flowers…just sayin’).
But let me say this in the least cheesy way possible: Everyone should love Valentine’s Day because we all are loved immeasurably more than we deserve by the very person that created love: Jesus.
I love flowers, but it’s not about those.
I am currently eating a M’M, but it’s not about the chocolate. Or the fruit bouquets. Or the jewelry.
Maybe today, you need to put away the Ben & Jerry’s and leave your pity party, because if you didn’t notice, you’re the only one there!
Take this Valentine’s Day to remind yourself of how incredibly LOVED you are!!! No one can say “Well I don’t fit into this”, because we were all made by Him, for Him and are loved unconditionally by Him.
I certainly am not knocking celebrating this day with your loved ones, as that is wonderful to do, but I am saying that we must realize, especially today, why we are able to love in the first place.
Valentine’s Day should turn into “I can Love because My Daddy does”….seriously.
Today is a positive day, an EXCITING day- a day that can be a reminder of the extravagant and radical way that He loves His children.
Happy V Day to all of my deeply loved, highly favored, grace-covered, immeasurably provided for, beautiful and strong brothers and sisters!
“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus.” –Romans 8:37-38
“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.” -1 John 4:7
“Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.” –Proverbs 10:12