A Happy Valentine’s Day blog for those without a Valentine…

Happy Valentine’s Day. I have posted a new blog on BuzzFeed titled 5 Ways to Feel Loved – With or Without a Valentine!   It includes a walk-on part for Charlie Brown and Snoopy. What Valentine’s Day would be complete without them?

Underneath the picture (taken on the River Thames, London) is an excerpt from the blog:

Valentine sunset, by Tony Lobl

Valentine sunset, by Tony Lobl

…But regardless of whether we expect a heart-shaped (and heart-sent) card to arrive, there are things we can do to open our hearts to an unconditional sense of being loved….

5. Don’t wait to cross thresholds. Jesus was a man of unconditional, selfless love. From that perspective he saw a heaven “at hand”. This suggests finding health, harmony and happiness is possible now, rather than a future promise. His words are equally a wake up call if any sought-after satisfaction appears to be waiting over a threshold not yet reached. Our solution can be as close as a changed thought away if we’re willing to look in a different direction and find that: “Soul has infinite resources with which to bless mankind and happiness would be more readily attained and more secure in our keeping if sought in Soul”. (Mary Baker Eddy)…

(Click here to read more.)

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Categories: Health, Spirituality and Society

Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I am also an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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