In a recent blog post, Kristi Nelson offered a challenge —  “Grateful for love? Spread it.”  In recognition of Valentine’s Day we thought we’d do exactly that by sharing some of our favorite quotes about love as well as some images to send as eCards or download and share through social media. Please enjoy and join us in “spreading” some love in the world…

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Love derails world-weary strategy, loosens cynicism from your heart, laces every single one of your bones with a complete re-boot of wonder. ~ Dr. Martin Shaw

I believe that the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists, coheres, and endures by love, and that, insofar as it is redeemable, it can be redeemed only by love. ~ Wendell Berry

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The world is evolving from imperfection to perfection. It needs all love and sympathy; great tenderness and watchfulness are required from each one of us. ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan

Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

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I greet you from the other side of sorrow and despair with a love so vast and shattered it will reach you everywhere. ~ Leonard Cohen

Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praise – then you will discover the fullness of your life. ~ Br. David Steindl-Rast

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But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. – Kahlil Gibran

In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds. ~ Henri Nouwen

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The moment we choose to love we begin to move against domination, against oppression. The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom, to act in ways that liberate ourselves and others. ~ bell hooks

Gratitude is twofold – love coming to visit us and love running out to greet a welcome guest. ~ Henry Van Dyke

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The love of one’s country is a natural thing. But why should love stop at the border? ~ Pablo Casals

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. ~ Maya Angelou

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Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smaller right and doing it all for love. ~ St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. ~ Jalaluddin Rumi

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