As long as I can remember, I have signed every email, letter or response to anything with the words Love Always.
I don’t remember when it started, but I can tell you its one of the few things I have done consistently in my life. I have always believed that maybe the person reading that needs a reminder that love is always present. To me it has been a statement of how I want to live my life- love always being the first priority. Every time I sign that with my name it has been a way to hold myself accountable and to remind myself that I always want love to guide and lead me in what I do.
And it might be corny, but I believe that now more than ever we need love to be present and to be the reminder that we are not alone.
In this time, I have felt that even more deeply. These days feel dreary for a lot of people; waves of uncertainty and anxiety roll in thick like the morning fog. And someday it is hard to muster up the strength to look for the sunshine or to even want to let hope take root.
Yet the beautiful thing is that we aren’t alone in this time, we still have the power to connect and reach out to others. We are not alone, for love always shows up. We can come together and be hope for those who are desperate for any sign of spring. We can still find ways to be love to others even from afar.
And that is why I decided to make it my goal to write 100 letters in the month of April- because love always finds a way to show up for others. This month for me that looks like writing handwritten notes and providing some extra encouragement to those who I love or even those who I don’t know.
Love always shines brighter than the darkness and it is the hope of spring on the horizon.
So please, don’t hesitate to reach out with your address or even if you know a friend or family member who needs some encouragement! As well as, I want to ask and challenge you to do something that brings love and light into this world in this time- and let me know what it is and so I can get excited with you and encourage you in it!