How to “Treat” Single Friends on Valentine’s Day

How to “Treat” Single Friends on Valentine’s Day

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“This is the nicest gift anyone has ever given me. I even cried ugly tears in front of my co-workers!” my friend said with a grateful voice still quivering.

It was Valentine’s Day.  She felt loved, my job was done, and she sure deserved it.  I’d just dropped off a Valentine SONshine Box for her.  She was going through a tough time, and for a single woman, let’s face it, the onslaught of surrounding Hallmark moments can also get pretty nauseating.  (And all my single ladies said, “Amen!”)

I’ve never tried to play Cupid, but if I think about it, I guess I make a pretty good matchmaker for God, packaging and delivering His specialty—LOVE.  With words and gifts—inside and outside the box. And you can too.

If you’re thinking of a special friend who deserves to feel adored and valued this Valentine’s Day, then I’ve got the gift for you.  Below is a link to my original Sonshine Box post that explains how to put one together.  I’ve also posted pictures below of the contents of the Valentine SONshine Box I made.  They show coordinating bible verses that I attached to the gifts.

Who wouldn’t want to be treated with a week’s worth of gifts on a single day that represents a lifetime’s worth of God’s love for them?  Now THAT’S true love!

Wishing YOU the same. Happy Valentine’s Day!

There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13 (NLT)

*One of the enclosed gift items was an index card holder to place bible verses in, so I attached my individual verses to index cards that could be placed  in the holder.  However, you can download bible verse cards that I have attached to my blog subscription email to make it easier.  There are numerous verses that small gift items could be coordinated with.

FREE BIBLE VERSE GIFT CARDS SHOWN IN THE LINK BELOW:

http://christiehughesatthewell.com/2014/09/07/how-to-make-a-sonshine-box-and-a-free-printable/

Just scroll to the bottom or hop over to the sidebar to subscribe.  Then the free printable for a Sonshine Box will be in the confirmation email.

How to Make a Sonshine Box

How to Make a Sonshine Box

VALENTINE SONSHINE BOX:

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Praise the Lord, Oh my soul, and forget not all his benefits.  Psalm 103:2

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Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.  Such a high priest truly meets our need–one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exhalted above the heavens.  (the true perfect man 🙂 Hebrews &:25-26

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I will put my laws on their minds and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Heb. 8:10

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 The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of all the earth.  He never grows weak or weary.  No one can measure the depths of his understanding.  He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless.  Isaiah 40:28-29

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How precious are your thoughts about me Oh God.  They cannot be numbered! Psalm 139:17

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Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. Psalm 34:8

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I will lift up the cup of salvation and call upon the name of the Lord.  Psalm 116:13

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And that’s a wrap!  Seven wrapped gift items in one love-filled box!

LINK TO THE ORIGINAL INSPIRATION FOR THE SONSHINE BOX:

http://christiehughesatthewell.com/2014/08/27/the-gift-of-friendship-and-sonshine-and-a-free-gift-for-you/