Tuesday, February 14, 2012

A love letter ~

This year I wrote my Sweetie a love letter in lieu of the traditional pre-printed card. It felt fitting for the year we have had.   And since my letter is meant for my one and only, I thought I'd share this beautifully written letter with you.

August 20, 1918
Darling, my darling. One line in haste to tell you that I love you more today than ever in my life before, that I never see beauty without thinking of you or scent happiness without thinking of you. You have fulfilled all my ambition, realized all my hopes, made all my dreams come true.

You have set a crown of roses on my youth and fortified me against the disaster of our days. Your courageous gaiety has inspired me with joy. Your tender faithfulness has been a rock of security and comfort. I have felt for you all kinds of love at once.

I have asked much of you and you have never failed me. You have intensified all colours, heightened all beauty, deepened all delight. I love you more than life, my beauty, my wonder.

Duff Cooper, English politician, to Diana, his future

Wishing you all a lovely Valentine's Day ♥♥♥
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