Will I Be My Valentine?

As I’m sure you know, Tuesday, February 14 is Valentine’s Day. Jewelry stores, candy makers and florists have suggestions for gifts we can buy for our Valentine.

But how would our lives look if we decided to be our own Valentine? If our best friend came to us and described a challenging situation in their life, we would most likely counsel them in compassion and unconditional love. Do we treat ourselves with the same love and compassion?

We know that, as Alan Cohen says, “there is no future in the past.” We must stay out of resentment and regret, recognizing that every experience in our past was there to bring us a blessing and quite possibility give us the opportunity for a lesson. But when something comes up, do we also feel that?

Click on the link below to listen to my talk entitled “Will I Be My Valentine?”

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About revjerryt

I offer spiritual counseling around healing issues related to relationships (with our Higher Power, ourselves and family), coming out (regardless of sexual orientation), and other concerns. I am a Religious Science / New Thought Minister living in the San Diego area, and senior minister of Joyful Living Spiritual Center, meeting at the Days Hotel (543 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley/San Diego) in the East Wing Meeting Room on the second floor. Learn more at http://www.joyinsandiego.org. Other services include weddings, holy unions, baby blessings, baptisms, and memorial services. Learn more about me, and my book, at http://www.revjerry.com. I am also the founder of the LGBTQ Spiritual Summit, bringing members of the gay and lesbian community together with leaders of various religious denominations and spiritual traditions, in order to start the conversation about healing. Learn more at http://www.lgbtqspiritualsummit.org.
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