A day to celebrate love.
The legend of a martyred saint. The myth of a letter of love written to a jailer’s daughter. The story of pain turned into love.
Pain turned into love. That is the story we live.
A holy day, a holiday, erroneously, beautifully, decorated with wine and chocolate and flowers and pink paper hearts cut out by school children.
A day where agape and èros and philia meet.
We love because he first loved us, for God is love¹. Our love for one another, it is from God.
So let us celebrate.
May you not be without love today.
And so for today, I leave you with my latest song obsession. And since I have now figured out how to embed videos, this week I will share some more of my favorite love songs. Treat yourself to a listen: