Happy Valentine's Day!
Happy Valentine's Day Friends!
V-day is one of those holidays that evokes a range of emotions. For some, it's love and affection filled with teddy bears, chocolate, and flowers. For others, it's a painful reminder of failed relationships or lack thereof. And for some people, it's an over-commercialized attempt designed to perpetuate the never-ending cycle that is consumerism. #eyeroll
Regardless of how you feel towards Valentine's Day, one thing is for sure: it's a day where love is the topic of conversation. We tend to think that Valentine's Day is a day of celebration for lovers, and lovers only. And for those of us who aren't in relationships, well we're left out in the cold. However, I dare to disagree.
Love is deeper, wider, and all-inclusive.
Have you ever said "I love you" to a friend? Or a family member? Or to anyone that you genuinely care about? Chances are, you meant it. So then...WHY would the universal day of love be exclusive to the boo's and the bae's?
Valentine's Day should be about celebrating all those in life that you love and care for. It's for EVERYONE.
Personally, I have so many incredible relationships and friendships in my life. And I want to celebrate them today and always. I wish I could post about every person who is near and dear to my heart. Here's a tiny glimpse into the many people that I love and honor on Valentine's Day.
Like I said, there are SOOOO many more people I could and would like to include on this list. I hope you know that you are loved dearly, not just on Valentine's Day, but every day.