Prompt: List ways in which you can love others.
* be patient with my students * speak tenderly * be on time * always be kind * put others above myself * curb impatience * look for opportunities to make love visible * be physically affectionate * smile often * be courteous * look for opportunities to help without being asked * respond more quickly to emails * write letters and send photos to my grandpa * send funny get well cards when I know someone is ill * give "just because" gifts * apologize quickly * practice hospitality * tip generously * mentor a young woman * refuse to participate in gossip * give Sloane my full attention * throw parties * ask more questions * give frequent backrubs * spend more time with my parents * call Jeffrey's family * give generously * sponsor another child * listen * forgive * serve * remember say thank you for intangibles as well as for gifts and hospitality * give a gift that will spread the gospel and educate, both at the same time * be fully present when I am with other people * remember that the work of home is love made visible * pack our lunches the night before * keep Jeffrey company as he cooks dinner * say, "I love you." over and over and over again *
And you? What is your favorite way of being shown love?
Isn't she a little love? Kara just turned three and it strikes me that a hug from a child might just be the most perfect expression of love.