February: Love Never Fails Month

LOVEOh, I know, Valentine’s Day is just a trick to get us to buy cards and send flowers. (Hardly anyone needs to be tricked into eating chocolate.) But we don’t have to buy into the marketing flurry. I say we take February and make it the Love Month. Not so we can give cards and gifts or go out to a fancy dinners, but so we can remember that God is love.

I John 4:8 – “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.”

My scripture reading this morning was I Corinthians 13. You know, the love chapter. It’s among my very favorite chapters. Now let’s see, what does it say Love is?

And what is love not?
-Easily angered.
-A recorder of wrongs.
-A delighter in evil.

And what’s the capper? Love never fails.

I fail all the time, but love doesn’t. So I’m thinking when I fail it’s because I didn’t love first. I need to summon love before I write, before I go to work, before I speak, before I forgive, before I take Thistle for a walk, before I do all the things I do each and every day. And if God is love, then summoning love sounds to me a whole lot like prayer.

There’s a  , “God be in My Head.” Here are the lyrics. See what you think when you use God’s other name–Love.

“God be in my head, and in my understanding;
God be in mine eyes, and in my looking;
God be in my mouth, and in my speaking;
God be in my heart, and in my thinking;
God be at mine end, and at my departing.”

Published by Sarah Loudin Thomas

Author, wife, child of God.

4 thoughts on “February: Love Never Fails Month

  1. A resounding YES! I love that song. We heard it at the Montreat Christmas concert. But I couldn’t find a recording of it. Any ideas on where it might be found, or the exact title, etc.?

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