The month of February is known for many things. One of the most common is Valentine’s Day, which has been taken over by commercial interests around the world to sell more chocolates, stuffed toys, greeting cards, jewellery, and to fill restaurants with people pursuing romance. Rather than be turned off by the gross commercialization of the day, I choose to focus on its roots; the expression of love (OK, go on, call me a hopeless romantic).

When thinking about love, one of the pieces of literature which resonates with me is the following reading, which by the way, Elisa and I used at our wedding.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.

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