Will You Be My Valentine?…

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Will you be my Valentine? Will you be my friend?….which is to say…

Will you let me give you my unconditional Love? Will you accept my peace for your tired and worn self?

Will you receive my mercy and forgiveness? Will you believe in my Love when everyone else has gone away or given up on you?

Will you be generous enough to take my love to others when they need you?

Will you be bread to the hungry, love to my needy, hope to my desolate?

Will you trust me to always companion you? Will you lay down your life for me?

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Will you be my Valentine? Will you be my friend?

I listen to the invitation…I look within and find “yes” answers in my own February heart.

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“Yes” because of dear friends who have graced my days with love.

Their hearts are plainly flesh and earthen, yet they touch me to Your goodness.

Their hearts are weak and wounded, yet they mend the torn in me.

Their hearts are tired and troubled, yet they’ve time to give me rest.

My friends are loving pathways leading home.

Home to where You are. Oh Lover of all hearts.

And so, I respond humbly, gratefully,

“You know everything.  You know I want to be Your Valentine.”

(Joyce Rupp)

“He said to him a third time, “Simon, son of  John do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” John 21:17

Chocolate covered twinkies and strawberry fudge from the kitchen of fromtheheartofj

 Happy Valentine’s Day!


9 thoughts on “Will You Be My Valentine?…

  1. I think this is my favorite one that you have done. It is beautiful, heartfelt, and reflective. As usual good and great job!!! God Bless, SR

  2. So sweet! and those treats at the end? Don’t look now but we’re all outside your door with our little hands out stretched and big puppy dog eyes pleading! God bless you and love on you today!

  3. Hi J, thanks for sharing your ”yes” to God with us and praise God for always having His love to us in an unconditional way.

    Thank you for your prayers!(regarding my post about the Earthquake). We are safe and sound in God’s arm here in Cebu. Though we are saddened by the continous havoc it brought to our sister city (Gihulngan, Negros), we are constantly watching and praying to God that our fellow countrymen will find to call on the true God here in my country. Thank you also for always supporting me here. God bless you! 🙂

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