Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

What is love?

By Elizabeth Prata

Valentine's Day is done and in the books. When you work in an elementary school in a lower grade, V-day as the kids call it, is almost as popular as Christmas. Even more so, because we're in school for the cupid holiday and out of school for the Santa one.

The kids are so cute exchanging cards and little candies and they get excited over all of them. My teacher had brought in donuts and a juice box and they ate their snack and drank their drink and watched an old Disney movie for a few minutes, continued from the Christmas party. They considered the Valentine's day 'party' a huge success.

But the day of love brings about thought about What is Love? as Haddaway sang in 1992. (Yes I'm that old). My notion of love was certainly different back then, as I was not saved. I often asked that question. I Wanna Know What Love Is, Foreigner asked and so did I. I was a child of divorced parents. I saw adultery, abuse, open marriage, betrayals, and disown…

Latest Posts

How Long Must The Lord Tarry? Habakkuk Asked the Same Thing

You Are Not Alone: Lessons from Elijah

Another resource to consider: the teaching of Betty J. Newman

The First Sin

The nails in the Crucifixion

The King's Dale: A commendable resource for Beth Moore and Sarah Young critiques and book reviews

The difference between joy that's sparked and joy that's sustained

The Awake Tree

New gem discovered in Israel

Jesus judges whole cities