Sweetest Valentine's Day Gift Ever!
In a loving gesture that just might bring you to tears, a husband found a way to tell his wife he always loved her - even in death.
So this coming Valentine’s Day, we bring you this sweet story that will touch your hearts and truly appreciate how wonderful love can be. Here is a story that perfectly sums up how sweet and simple gestures, not thousand dollar gifts, are more potent in expressing love.
For this couple, their marriage vows ’till death do us part’ could not keep them apart even in death. Sue Johnston, 68, from Texas wrote to a magazine to share the best Valentine’s Day gift she ever got.
My Sweet husband, John, and I were married for 46 years. Each Valentine’s Day, he’d send me the most beautiful flowers containing a note with five simple words: ‘My love for you grows.’ Four children, 46 bouquets and a lifetime of love were his legacy to me when he passed away two years ago.
On my first Valentine’s Day alone, 10 months after I lost him, I was shocked to receive a gorgeous bouquet addressed to me…from John.
Angry and heartbroken, I called the florist to say there had been a mistake. The florist replied, ‘No, ma’am, it’s not a mistake. Before he passed away, your husband prepaid for many years and asked us to guarantee that you’d continue getting bouquets every Valentine’s Day.’ With my heart in my throat, I hung up the phone and read the attached card. It said, ‘My love for you is eternal.'”
This gesture speaks of utter devotion, endless love and thoughtfulness. Understanding how hard losing your loved one can be, he planned to always remind his wife that even though he is gone. So she will know he will always love her.
If this story doesn’t inspire you and you’re still at a loss on what to do this Valentine’s, remember that sometimes simple is best.
The one thing that your spouse wants from you is to show them how much you love and appreciate them.
So we suggest that you surprise your spouse with a handmade card, an unexpected hug, a deeply passionate kiss before you leave for work. You can even celebrate Valentine’s on a different day (which will take them totally by surprise!).
Just remember these three S’s – Sweet, Simple and Sexy – for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day!
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