Love Is Friendship that Has Caught Fire

Love is friendship that has caught fire.

It is quiet understanding,

mutual confidence,

sharing and forgiving.

It is loyalty

through good and bad times.

It settles for less than perfection

and makes allowances

for human weaknesses.

Love is content with the present,

it hopes for the future

and it doesn't brood over the past.

It's the day-in and day-out chronicle

of irritations, problems, compromises,

small disappointments,

big victories and working toward common goals.

If you have love in your life,

it can make up for

a great many things that are missing.

If you don't have

love in your life,

no matter what else there is,

it's not enough.

- Author Unknown

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