LOVE TAKES TIME
It needs a history of giving and receiving, laughing and crying.
Love never promises instant gratification, only ultimate fulfillment.
Love means believing in someone, in something.
It supposes a willingness
to struggle, to work, to suffer and to rejoice.
Satisfaction and ultimate
fulfillment are by products of dedicated love.
They belong only to those who can reach beyond themselves
to whom giving is more important then receiving
Love is doing everything you can to help others
build whatever dreams they have.
Love involves much careful and active listening.
It is doing whatever
needs to be done,
and saving whatever will promote the other's
happiness, security, and well-being.
Sometimes, love hurts.
Love is on a constant journey to what others need.
It must be
attentive, caring and open,
both to what others say and to
what others cannot say.
Love says no with empathy and great compassion.
Love is firm, but when needed it must be tender.
When others have tried and failed,
love is the hand in your moment of discouragement and disappointment.
Love is reliable.
Love is a choice and commitment to other's true and lasting happiness.
It is dedicated to growth and fulfillment.
Love is not selfish.
Love sometimes fails for lack of wisdom or abundance of weakness,
but it forgives, knowing the intentions are good
. Love does not attach conditions.
Genuine love is always a free gift.
Love realizes and accepts that there will be disagreements and
There may be times when miles lay between,
but love is a commitment.
It believes, and endures all things.
Love encourages freedom of self.
Love shares positive and negative reactions to warm and cold feelings.,
Love, intimated love, will never reject others.
It is the first to encourage
and the last to condemn
Love is a commitment to growth, happiness, and fulfillment of one.
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