LOVE: SATURDAY: PHYSICAL

I Love You… More Than Words 

These above words are the words I wrote to my children as my dedication for the book The Seven Seeds.  I wrote these words because I know that love requires more than words and sometimes the most love comes from those who can’t even talk.

Once you know the other’s needs it is one thing to write the words or say the words, but it is another to live those words. It is not that your loved ones do not want to hear the words, but that they need to see the actions to feel the truth in the words.

Each time you speak the words, “I love you,” pay attention to your own body language and physical sensations, and notice the other’s physical reaction, and let this impact how you really show your love – in ways more than words.

Sentences to finish alone or with your loved ones:

For me to truly feel that I am loved by another, I need: 

The virtue I value most is: 

These are similar by:

In order to receive more of this virtue, I know I need to clearly express:

In order to show this virtue, I need to: 

When my need and my most valued virtue are not being obliged, I know the relationship will be strained; therefore, I will immediately address this by: 

If there were no word for LOVE, I would have to show that it is real by:

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LOVE: FRIDAY: SOCIAL

Happy Valentine’s Day! Paint a new canvas of LOVE.

No matter what you have been through in your past relationships, today is a new day. Your relationship, or the one you hope to find, deserves some nurturing; start today by planting new seeds with intention, and begin with a clean slate on a new canvas of LOVE.

What you are seeking in another is also what you are now ready to offer and the same can be applied with what the other is seeking.

Relationships do not come with resumes and references, unless you are on a comprehensive dating website. And even then, if one or both have not done the inner work required for lasting change, it doesn’t matter what it looks like on paper, it it will eventually show up in the entire picture. Perhaps it is time to plants some new and refreshing seeds for a future of lasting LOVE.

Engaging in honest conversations about your past relationships, and the role you each may have played in the demise of the relationships, is important to some people; it is vital, though, that you talk about what you have learned from the past and what you will do differently in the future – in the present. There should be acknowledgement and accountability taken of how each person contributed to the good and the bad, in some form, thus knowing how the negative will not be repeated.

Listen to the honest answers when someone tells you their truth. Be sure it is part of the picture that you would like to create on your canvas of life. Honest and vulnerable conversations that create lasting connection is like growing strong strong roots for healthy growth. It is also just as, or more powerful, than any Kama Sutra. Create a new picture and plant some new seeds with intention on this very special Valentine’s Day.

Today’s questions and sentences to finish:

What have you learned about yourself from your past relationships and this relationship? What will you do differently next time? If you are a victim of past abuse, what will you promise to do differently now that you have the wisdom you have gained?  

I know that I contributed to the demise of a relationship by: 

I hope that the people coming into my life do not need to worry about my past history of: 

A positive change I have made is: 

I know I must continue to work on:

I expect those who become important people in my life to have worked on: 

I have learned that in a close relationship I need: 

From now on, in a deep conversation with someone I am becoming close to, one question I will ask is: 

And the answer I need to hear is: 

If you want to be really adventurous, purchase a large, body sized, canvas and purchase some washable paints and physically paint a new canvas of LOVE with your Valentine.

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