“What is love? Baby, don’t hurt me—don’t hurt me—no more…”
“What is Love?”~Haddaway
These simple lyrics portray the condition of many people: hurt, suffering, and bitter. Many people have been terribly hurt by relationships, and will continue to be hurt throughout life. But these people get by, and they will be faring pretty well—and then Valentine’s Day rolls around.
Several people call February 14th “Singles Awareness Day,” in an effort to ease their pain and bitterness. All around, people suffering for a relationship join together in sadness and try to forget the holiday on February 14th. And this breaks my heart! I try to bring joy and love to all of my single friends, in order to show them God’s great love for them in the midst of their pain.
See, Valentine’s Day is epic. And I love it!!!!!!!! For a variety of reasons: