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The Heart of Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day. Jesus loves you very much

https://edhird.com/2011/02/07/the-heart-of-valentines-day/

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By the Rev. Dr. Ed Hird

My wife Janice and I will be celebrating our 43rd Wedding Anniversary. Over four decades later, I can say without reservation that I love her more deeply with each passing year. It is too easy to take one’s marriage partner for granted in our extremely busy world. Yet each of us want to feel special and appreciated. Valentine’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to go to the very heart of what marriage is really all about. Valentine’s Day was birthed in a time much like nowadays when people were encouraged to look down on marriage as an interference with their personal freedoms and careers.

Through attending a Marriage Encounter weekend, I have learned that one of the most romantic things that one can do on Valentine’s Day (and every day) is to write a personal letter to one’s sweetheart.

Despite Napoleon Bonaparte’s extreme busyness…

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