Articles on… Love: Caught Up in Love, Prayers Before Valentine’s Day


By Judy Atwood
From the February 14, 2011 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, the day of love and romance, chocolate, flowers, and cards. I’m not sure how I’ll spend the day this year.

A few years ago, my husband passed on and I’ve missed his companionship. I’ve wondered when and how companionship might appear again in my life.

I’ve tried the online dating bit and had some interesting dates that would make the basis for a humorous story or two. I also went out with friends from my high school and college days. In the meantime, between my supportive family and friends, my professional work, and church, I’ve kept quite busy. Still, more often than I like to admit, I’ve felt alone.

However, I’m learning we don’t have to wait for a special day to express love or have it expressed to us. Every day is Love’s day, and it doesn’t matter who we are… (click here to continue reading)


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