What is Love?

Love is giving life and accepting all the consequences

Love is allowing freewill knowing the hurt that it will cause
Love is showing mercy when you have the right to show anger
Love is giving and knowing you’ll receive nothing back in return
Love is sacrifice for the unloved and the unlovely
Love is awarding grace, totally unmerited grace
Love is giving up everything for the benefit of others
Love is providing for the ungrateful
Love is dispensing compassion and not stopping to count the cost
Love is being there no matter what the hour, no matter what the need
Love is not throwing someone’s mistakes back at them whatever they do
Love is showing kindness when everyone else is showing judgement
Love is holding someone’s hand to let them, not only know but, feel you are there for them
Love is hanging on a cross, alone, spent, dying and yet forgiving
Love is furnishing someone with peace even though they brought everything on themselves
Love is giving the best advice possible even though you know it will be ignored
Love is making yourself vulnerable, getting hurt, brushing yourself off and putting yourself back in the game
Love is sometimes not taking no for an answer
Love is allowing the tears to fall and being there to give a reason for them to stop
Love is being the anchor in someone else’s storm
Love is making tough decisions
Love is forgiving despite the great cost
Love is putting the priorities of others first and doing it happily
Love is letting your heart rule over your head
Love is intentionally submitting your will to the will of another
Love is being there in the good times and the bad, when convenient and when not convenient
Love is occasionally not saying what you think
Love is going that extra mile just because you can
Love is a thousand actions that show you care in tangible ways
Love is creating a colour landscape when a grey void would have done
Love is ensuring that everything will work out for our good
Love is preparing a place for us ahead of time
Love is not leaving the job unfinished
Love is encouraging, protecting, affirming and building up
Love is celebrating who somebody is
Love is creative and sustaining
Love is being there to welcome them back
Love is having people wrong you and treating them no differently

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