“Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.” ~ Lao Tzu
I have a picture of me around seven years old wearing a Betty Boop long sleeve shirt. That when I found myself in this shop the other day checking out their merchandise after seeing a very colorful top on someone I saw these dresses with the character. After a few minutes of reminiscing I couldn’t resist buying one. It has wording in the front and in the back that speaks to the emotions we can develop for people that go beyond distance.
The lesson this week speaks of love and found the dress to be perfect to convey a message of love.
© The Best Year of Your Life by Debbie Ford
Lesson 48: Lavish Love
The fastest way I know to amplify the amount of love in our hearts is to share that love with someone else. Love is contagious – the more you give, the more you get. And of course, when we lavish love upon others, we also lavish it upon ourselves.
Just imagine how you’d feel if you shared a degree of love with someone in your life that they’ve never felt from you before. What if you did something for them that was unexpected, unimaginable, and completely over the top? What effect do you think this gift would have on you? If you’re thinking it would fill you with love, you’re probably right.
This is the week to lavish love upon people you care about. Notice how much happier you feel when you share your heart with another.
Your Self-Love Assignment
Think of one special person in your life to lavish love upon this week. On a beautiful piece of stationery or in a journal, write a list of the 50 things you love most about this person and present it to him or her as your gift.
You can also go for extra credit by e-mailing a similar list to other people in your life whom you want to acknowledge: your parents, your spouse, your kids, your friends, your boss, or your co-workers. With every person you touch, you become part of a worldwide circle of love that keeps expanding.
If each of us gave this gift to give or ten people this week, think about how much love we’d send into the world!
Self-Love Points Earned
Give yourself 100 points every time you lavish love upon another.
Hair – Tram – A812 Black
Dress – Cae.b. – Miss You Dress Orange
Boots – Schadenfreude – Carnaby Boots White
Looking Through The Window Female Poses – Dyer Maker Animations
Rusted Metal Signs – ::db:: @ Market Place
Mesh Wall Scrolls – RnB