On Sharing Love…

Listening When He Speaks, Love God Love People, Photo Story

God’s readiness to give and forgive is now public. 
Salvation’s available for everyone! 

We’re being shown how to turn our backs on a godless, indulgent life, and how to take on a God-filled, God-honoring life. 

This new life is starting right now.
~ Titus 2:11-12

For this is the original message we heard: 

We should love each other.
~ 1 John 3:11

This is how we’ve come to understand and experience love: 
Christ sacrificed his life for us. 

This is why we ought to live sacrificially for our fellow believers, and not just be out for ourselves. 

If you see some brother or sister in need and have the means to do something about it but turn a cold shoulder and do nothing, 

what happens to God’s love?
~ 1 John 3:16-17

My dear children, let’s not just talk about love; 

let’s practice real love. 

This is the only way we’ll know we’re living truly, 

living in God’s reality.
~ 1 John 3:18


My beloved friends, 

let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. 

Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God. The person who refuses to love doesn’t know the first thing about God, because God is love

—so you can’t know him if you don’t love. 

This is how God showed his love for us: God sent his only Son into the world so we might live through him. 

This is the kind of love we are talking about…
~ 1 John 4:7-10

God is love. 

When we take up permanent residence in a life of love, 

we live in God and God lives in us. 

This way, love has the run of the house, 

becomes at home and mature in us…
~ 1 John 4:17 

~ all quoted scripture: The Message

Are you sharing His love today?


It doesn’t take much… just time, scissors, construction paper, envelopes, addresses, and a willing heart. Oh yes, don’t forget the glue.

~ If you so desire, you can click on each image above to see the details. You know about details, right? Those are the often-overlooked tiny places where God shines.


12 thoughts on “On Sharing Love…”

  1. "the details … where God shines" … in you and your son so intent on sharing that love … there is such wealth in what you have shared.Much love to you and your family!

  2. I'm not a big fan of Valentine's Day–or rather what it's become. But I love your words and adore those cards made with care.

  3. * Susie, right back at ya!* Andie, thank you.* Kathy, yep, I agree. I may scrawl a note with lipstick across the mirror for my husband… but then again I'll have to scrub it off later so I'll just tell him I luv him.

  4. LOve today…share…experience Love…live Love.good message 🙂 thanksps. pie for breakfast eaten with fingers sounds good.

  5. All this love talk just fills me up! These are all good words, sweet friend. Good words to share on a day marked with superficial…this is the Real Thing!

  6. The combination of valentines-in-progress with Scripture is so effective! Lovely, evocative — and challenging — post for Valentine's Day!

  7. What a lovely post. remind me also of some tiny hand-made hearts that I just found in my Parent's saved 'stuff' from when we were wee little children…haha – they were so sweet – just like your sweet creations here. I can tell that you are a great mommy to that son of yours. Blessings to you and yoursPatrina <")>><

  8. I came from Laura's 'Playdates with God'…I started linking up last week with parts of 'Our calling story'…So, I loved all of the I John 4 references and the Thoreau quote in the first heart…I just finished Beth Moore's 'Loving Well' and it was so nice to be in I John 4 again and then here:) thank you.And I've seen {your name} at the High Calling, but this is the first I've come…it is SO nice to officially 'meet' you:)

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