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February is the month we focus on LOVE! We pour out flowers and candy and love notes on those we cherish, wanting to show them the depth of our love. It is big business! These things all focus on the feelings of love. But, what happens when the feeling isn't there? What happens during times of difficulty, stress, and anger? Does love still exist? Are we still able to demonstrate love? Real love, the AGAPE love in the Bible, takes place in the everyday business of life. It is not a feeling but rather the compilation of little things that speak true love to our children and spouses even during difficult times: important conversations on the way to school, sharing daily meals, love notes in a lunch box, the comfort of a hug while reading a book together, the kiss goodnight. These are daily investments into little “love banks” that really add up. All of these little things are DEMONSTRATIONS of true love. The Bible reminds us that love is not just a warm & fuzzy feeling, but rather an action, even despite our feelings. “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8) God’s perfect love for us was the ultimate sacrifice. My prayer is that each of you would grow to LOVE Him, too.