Don’t Stop Now

Today is Valentine’s Day—a day set aside for us to express our love to our sweethearts. Sadly, for many people, other than their birthday this may be the only day that someone is focused on them.

My encouragement to you is don’t stop today. Don’t let today be the only day those close to you see and hear and experience your love for them.

Don’t let your spouse wonder.
Don’t let your kids guess.
Don’t let your friends hope.

Don’t stop “studying” your loved ones. Learn what love language they speak, and then don’t stop speaking it. (If you haven’t read it already, I highly recommend Dr. Gary Chapman’s great book The Five Love Languages.)

Flowers, candy, cards, and romantic dinners today are a start. Don’t stop now. Keep it going all year long.

4 Responses to “Don’t Stop Now”

  1. Betsy Says:

    Take it from someone who knows. Craig truly lives this out. He does such a great job of affirming myself and our kids on a continual basis. And… it’s wonderful.


  2. barney Says:

    I’m trying more and more every day. I hope it is working.


  3. Craig T. Owens Says:

    Betsy, you are SO worth it!

    Barney, I promise you: it IS working. Don’t stop now!


  4. Tom Johnston Says:

    This is a great way to live!!!
    Don’t wait for the Hallmark to tell you when to say I love you, or buy flowers. Dont’ let Love be a ????
    I also think that the 5 love languages is a great book to help understand all people.
    LOVE YA!!!!!


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