Everyone needs to feel special and loved. It doesn't matter how young or how old. This afternoon I was thinking about those who might find Valentine's Day difficult. It occurred to me that we knew several single older ladies who just might dread this day as much as I did in high school.
My boys and I worked together to make the day special for them. I ordered carnations wrapped in paper from the flower shop. Then we made a card. This was the front:
Every woman dreams of a handsome young man bringing her flowers on Valentine's Day.
Inside the card it said:
Well, I am here to make your dreams come true.
Each of my boys had a lady to deliver their special card and flower to. I drove them around and they went up to the door. Some of the gifts brought tears and some brought laughter. They all brought big hugs and a multitude of thanks.
It was a good experience for the boys. They learned that blessing others is a wonderful privilege and honor. They learned that they are blessed in return. They learned to think about someone other then themselves.