I came across this Valentine card from a fellow writer, Steph Campbell, a very funny and talented lady! Let me begin by saying this is in no way a slam on her. This picture is of a card she found for her husband. I thought it was so funny, I wanted to get one for my husband as well. Most of us get the joke and abide the sarcasm and even pass it along.
I love you?
With the help of a few students, I made 128 Valentine's Day cards, all personalized, all with heartfelt comments for my students. Now I may not have romantic feelings for these kids, but I do have feelings all the same. I spend eight hours a day with them and unlike many people can see their beauty and the unrealized potential they have in store. I think that Valentine's Day, although it is not technically a holiday is a great day to model some good behavior- sincerity!!!
I will be practicing a little less sarcasm and a little more sincerity not just with my students, but with my husband, kids, loved ones and friends. I love to hear the words, I love you, and know that the person saying them is deeply serious. Being loved is the best feeling hands down, and I am thankful to know I am loved. I will be using this Valentine's Day to remind myself to be thankful for my loved ones and share Christ's love with everyone!