Checking in Again Regarding Your Unfolding Love Story

In March of 2014, we posted a reflection here in which we encouraged you to grow in love as your legacy of 2014.

The challenge was this: Give love away as your legacy of 2014.

Our challenge to you now is this: Give love away as your legacy of 2015.

One way to start is by looking backward at one incident of 2015 so far. Please think of one incident with one person in which you were loved unconditionally, perhaps even surprised by a partner or a parent or a caring colleague.

Think of your reaction when you felt love coming from the other and you felt love in your heart and the other saw it in your eyes. What was said? How were you affirmed for whom you are, not necessarily for something you did? What was the other’s heart like, and yours?

Can you list some specific, concrete ways in which you have chosen love over indifference? Love over annoyance? If so, what are those specifics and how are they loving? We ask because 2015 will be 50% over as we move through June. Have you engaged in 50% of all the loving responses that you will leave in this world this year?

Tempus fugit. If you have not yet deliberately left love in the world this year, there is time…..and the clock is ticking.


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  1. Samantha says:

    This is a good check on our progress. It is so easy to get overly busy. Thank you for the reminder.

  2. V.E.G. says:

    There is a story of a man, named Donnie William Nichols forgave the gunman and he was injured and he is a deacon. It is Donnie, it was never Donald.

  3. Brian says:

    Yes, as Samantha said, thank you for the reminder. It is too easy to drift into day-to-day living without consciously struggling to forgive.

  4. Adhas says:

    This is a happy way to live. It must be cultivated in the heart through work.

  5. Jasmine says:

    Love gives such meaning to life for the one who loves. It gives such a gift to the one receiving it.

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