1. An intense feeling of deep affection.
"Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres." (1 Corinthians 13:4-7) Love is universal, yet we all know it in diverse and countless ways. Love is ever-present in our lives. It is the driving force behind each of our actions and our words. Love comes in many forms.
There is the kind of love that is like coming home after a long journey. It is the smell of your home, the smell you never noticed until it was gone. It is the warmth of a blazing fire on a pale winter morning.
It is the comfort of a sweater that's been broken down in all the right ways. You've had the sweater since you can remember and is falling apart at the seams, yet it always manages to hold up for just another cold night. It is a gentle hand wiping away tears, a hug of consolation, a word of encouragement. A mother's love is beautiful.
There is the kind of love that is loud yet unspoken. It's a hug that fits like a puzzle piece. It's endless pages of photos in an album, telling endless stories of laughter. It's late nights driving nowhere on empty highways, with no goal or destination. Yet it gives you the sense of endless adventure, and it turns the pointless missions into the most unforgettable journeys. With this love there is no attention paid to those who roll their eyes. There is no...