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Sometimes Love

Sometimes love is unexpected hugs that catch your breath and cast cares and linger and stand in stead and leave you filled up – sometimes love is bold.

Sometimes love is early texts and morning calls reminding you that someone out there remembers, cares and it is balm – sometimes love tender.

Sometimes love is cheer and remembrance in a bouquet and God orchestrates the flowers that hold special meaning – sometimes love is intimate.

Sometimes love is simple plans, laughter, sharing a meal, time and unexpected fun – sometimes love is adventurous.

Sometimes love is in wet baby kisses; sweet toddler greetings, young arms flung exuberantly about your waist, your arms full of wiggly ones; gentle hugs and tender words; strong, silent hugs; hands that hold another’s – sometimes love is lavish.

Sometimes love comes from far places and gathers in encouraging words, hearts, smiles and likes – sometimes love is surprising.

Sometimes love comes through kindnesses of strangers who are attentive, compassionate and extend blessing - sometimes love is unexpected.

Sometimes love is sprinkled refreshingly, sometimes love is poured consistently, sometimes love’s downpour sweeps you off your feet, sometimes love’s flood so surrounds you that you rest in it and it soaks in deep. 

No matter how it is expressed - Love never fails.

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