I’m not a Valentine’s Day type of person. I don’t buy cards or send flowers even though I used to in another life.
However this year is different and I’m admitting in public: it’s definitely time to actively spread a little more love in the world!
And if you don’t believe me, just take a moment or two (well to be honest it’s going to be more like five or so) to check out the hundreds of easy-peasy DIY projects available on YouTube.
I’m sharing three of my favourite ones here but know that the sky is the limit when it comes to showing the special people in your life how much they mean to you; because there’s no time like the present.
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Then the LORD said to Moses, “I will rain down bread from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day. In this way I will test them and see whether they will follow my instructions. On the sixth day they are to prepare what they bring in, and that is to be twice as much as they gather on the other days.”
Exodus 16:4-5 (NIV)
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