Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

The Unknown Encourager – a tale of stress, anxiety, and getting through the weekend

This past weekend was hard. It was great and it was hard. I spent Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon at the West Coast Christian Writers conference. That meant not being home with my wife on Valentine’s Day. She sent me … Continue reading

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The Valentine’s Day Post That Made My Wife Cry

[An archived post.] Valentine’s Day 1987 Our first Valentine’s Day was supposed to be a romantic affair. I planned a meal for just the two of us, something I would cook in my then-girlfriend’s kitchen and we could eat by … Continue reading

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Top 10 Rejected Valentine Candy Hearts

The top 10 rejected candy hearts for Valentine’s Day: 10. Of all the people in all the world, you’re one of them 9. You’re the condensation on my windshield 8. You make me forget my indigestion 7. I’d walk half … Continue reading

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Things Calvinists Say on Valentine’s Day

One of my favorite Twitter hashtags this time of year is #ThingsCalvinistsSayOnValentinesDay. Here’s what I’ve tweeted for Valentine’s Day the past couple of years: “We aren’t just destined to be together. We’re PRE-destined to be together.” “If free will existed, … Continue reading

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Hallmark Cards, Take-out Dinner and the Heart of Valentine’s Day

[From the archives.] Valentine’s Day 1987 Our first Valentine’s Day was supposed to be a romantic affair. I planned a meal for just the two of us, something I would cook in my then-girlfriend’s kitchen and we could eat by … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Passion

My wife and I were talking the other day about passions. Not romantic passions, but passion in the sense of what we feel passionate about and whether there are common passions in our lives. One common passion we’ve seen is … Continue reading

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Top 10 Rejected Valentine’s Day Candy Hearts

The top 10 rejected candy hearts for Valentine’s Day: 10. Of all the people in the world, you’re one of them 9. You’re the condensation on my windshield 8. You make me forget my indigestion 7. I’d walk half a … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine

Valentine’s Day 1987 Our first Valentine’s Day was supposed to be a romantic affair. I planned a meal for just the two of us, something I would cook in my then-girlfriend’s kitchen and we could eat by candle light, gazing … Continue reading

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