A lot of people when asked the question, “what is love?” don’t really know how to answer it. I am no different. I am not sure what love is sometimes. I know what it feels like, but that’s about as far as I can wrap my head around it.
When I was younger, I used to love reading a short little cartoon in the newspaper called “Love Is…” For those of you familiar with this cartoon, you’d know that you don’t really “read” this cartoon, rather you “look” at it; the cartoon rarely has more than 10 words to it! (On a side note, the cartoon was created by New Zealand cartoonist Kim Casali in the 1960′s, and these were her love notes to her husband Robert Casali.) Everyday a new cartoon would be published in the newspaper and I couldn’t wait to see what love was going to be on that day. At the time, I thought love was what this cartoon said it was and let’s just say I couldn’t wait to be in love!!
Now that I am older and wiser and am in love, I still feel that this cartoon has hit the nail on the head in its depiction of love. Love is not one thing in particular. It encompasses many things. It reveals itself in words and in actions. In my marriage, there are many things my husband has said and done that reveals his love for me, but the moment that always stands out in my mind is captured perfectly in this little cartoon below: