Valentine’s Day Love Poems

My late husband Jack and I dated more than fifty years ago, during a time when people wrote letters on paper and mailed them with a stamp in the Post Office. No expensive long-distance phone calls, no emails, no texts. Although I’m not much of a poet, through the months I was away at school, … Read more

Love Is in the Air

On Valentine’s Day, we celebrate romantic love, but we can celebrate other kinds of love as well. If we are very blessed, we love family (parents and grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren, cousins, aunts and uncles) and friends (old and new). If we are Christian believers, we love our church family and spiritual leaders. Above … Read more

Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers, and I was so blessed to share an incredible love with Jack, my husband of forty-five years. The poems that follow are some I wrote for him early in our relationship, and our love grew even stronger through the years. I wish that kind of love for everyone. … Read more

Happy Valentine’s Day 2014

Today is Valentine’s Day, a day for love. We usually celebrate romantic love on this special day, but there are many forms of love that we can celebrate today. Last year, I was alone of Valentine’s Day for the first time in 46 years. I wrote about my experiences and shared how the most important … Read more

Valentine’s Day 2013

Today is Valentine’s Day–a day for lovers. A day for flowers and candy and special dinners for two. A day to tell someone you love them. A day for husbands and wives, boyfriends and girlfriends to spend time together—which is the most important thing you can do. It may be soon or it may be … Read more

Happy Valentine’s Day 2012

Valentine’s Day is all about love. We tend to focus on romantic love, but we can share all kinds of love with all kinds of people today. Show your family how much you love them by spending time together doing something fun. Brighten your coworkers’ day with a note or a treat. Make Valentine’s Day … Read more

Happy Valentine’s Day

I seldom watch TV or listen to the radio, but my husband always has the TV on in the house or the radio in the car. So I hear bits and pieces of programs—and lots of ads. Recently, I’ve been hearing all kinds of advertisements for Valentine’s Day gifts. They all say something like, “Give your girlfriend … Read more