Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019


I am writing this earlier in the month because I will be in Florida for 5 days, one of which is Valentine’s Day.

Since I met my husband Alan a couple of days before Feb. 14th and he called me on Valentine’s Day, this is a special day for me. But when I was single, I used this day to send love to friends and family, so whatever state of being you are in, celebrate with LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.


Speaking of LOVE, this little book by Lodro Rinzler is a terrific take on how to heal the wounds of love. The subtitle is Buddhist Advice for the Heartbroken and I wish I had this book when I was going through my divorce, but this was published in 2016 by Shambhala Publications and my divorce was well before that.

Each mini-chapter tackles an issue about love and loss, such as:

What is Heartbreak?
What is Love?
If You Feel You Might Never Heal
If You Feel Like A failure
If you Feel It’s Time to Let Go
Each of these mini-chapters point to the healing process in simple terms, using many of the author’s own heartbreak examples.

This would make a great gift for someone going through a break-up. At $12.95 you will learn a great deal about yourself as well as the pain you are going through and how to weather the storm of sadness of the death of a loved one or pain from a breakup. I read it slowly, because there’s a lot of info packed into 170 pages in a book only 4″ X 6″. PAck it into your tote or in a big pocket and read it as needed!


I also cut and pasted info from the Internet about this day, and it included love stories in the movies, all of which I have seen except Love & Basketball. I would have to pick Casablanca and Dirty Dancing and Sleepless in Seattle as my three favorites, with Pretty Woman and When Harry Met Sally as runners up.

Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14. It originated as a Western Christian liturgical feast day honoring one or more… wikipedia.org

  • Feast day of Saint Valentine; the celebration of love and affection
  • Sending greeting cards and gifts, dating, church services

Movies for Valentine season