A Taste of Real Love for Valentine's Day

Whether you're still gushing from a romantically dreamy date night, or gagging on all of this mushy holiday overload, love has been all the buzz this Valentine's Day weekend.

My wish for you is that you allow your mind to open, your heart to overcome, and your bountiful kindness to flourish. These breathtaking quotes inspire a deeper connection with ourselves and our loved ones, beyond greeting cards and teddy bears holding chocolate. Enjoy your love unfolding...

I honor the place in you in which the entire Universe dwells, I honor the place in you which is of Love, of Integrity, of Wisdom and of Peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, we are One. Namaste.
Your soulmate is not someone that comes into your life peacefully. It is who comes to make you question things, who changes your reality, somebody that marks a before and after in your life. It is not the human being everyone has idealized, but an ordinary person, who manages to revolutionize your world in a second…
What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame but something wild to run with.
— Robert Brault
Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.
— Anthony Robbins
Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.
— Mr. Fred Rogers
Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer.
I fall in love with people’s passion. The way their eyes light up when they talk about the thing they love and the way they fill with light.
Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.
— Sarah Kay
Forgiveness doesn’t excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart.
Even after all this time the sun never says to the Earth, ‘You owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that, it lights the whole sky.
— Hāfez
We were together. I forget the rest.
— Walt Whitman