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Valentine’s Day. Do Something Special

It is Valentines Day. heart

A day to think about romance and love.

This morning, even though we will have been married 46 years in June, Marilyn delighted me with a lovely romantic card. It made me feel great. Yes ladies I also had a card and gift for her.

I have often wondered where the idea of Valentine’s Day came from (Yes I know I should know these things but I didn’t) so I looked at Wikipedia where it tells me that Saint Valentine’s Day, commonly shortened to Valentine’s Day, is a holiday observed on February the 14th honoring one or more early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine. It is traditionally a day on which lovers express their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards .

How interesting so it is actually a day with a Christian background. A day remembering martyrs. But what has that got to do with love?

Well according to the bible Jesus demonstrated His love for each of us through His death on the cross. There can be no greater demonstration of genuine love than a willingness to die for the one you love.

Do something romantic

I am not suggesting that you die for someone today but do something romantic! What are some romantic ideas for today? Card, chocolate, going out for a meal, a small and personal gift. The list could go on but how about this for a suggestion.

Why not plan a romantic vacation. Go somewhere that has a special memory for you as a couple or somewhere you have always wanted to visit.Flying Hearts

I realise that most of my readers are saying something along the lines of “If only we could afford to do that”. Well we can help you with the cost.

By registering with Christian House Sitters you will be able to enjoy a rent-free vacation. No that is not a typing mistake and there is no catch. It really is rent-free and at the moment we have active members all over the world. I have just checked our membership list and we have active members in Canada, USA, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Portugal, Spain, France, Holland, Germany, Italy, England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

What about your house and your pets while you are away? Again we can help. Register as a Home Owner (It is FREE) and we will try to find you a suitable Christian to look after your home and pets while you are away. Remember this will not cost you anything!

So enjoy Valentines Day and start thinking about that lovely romantic vacation.

For more details please visit our website CLICK HERE.

God bless you

Ray

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About housesitters

ABOUT Christian House Sitters Christian House Sitters is a Worldwide ministry that started in order to provide holidays for Christians and sitters for owners who needed a reliable Christian to look after their home, pets and garden. House owners do not pay anything to have their property listed. House sitters are only charged £25 per year and in return for this some enjoy numerous holidays each year. All fees from membership go to sponsor food for children at the Home of Peace Children’s Home in Kenya. This only supplies about a quarter of what is needed to feed the children so we urgently need sponsors. All funds go via our Registered Charity TLC Children’s Trust Charity Number 1156786 website http://www.tlc-childrenstrust.org N.B. Joining Christian House Sitters does NOT commit you to sponsoring a child or giving any support beyond your membership fee to these children. Although naturally if you want to support that would be greatly appreciated. We have some regular sponsors and other people who give an occasional gift. All are greatly appreciated. ABOUT RAY & MARILYN We are Marilyn & Ray White. A fun loving Christian couple who have been in Christian work for over 30 years. Marilyn was born in England but moved to Zimbabwe as a baby. At the age of 16 she moved to South Africa. Ray was born in South Africa and grew up on a farm. We met in Johannesburg and got married in 1966. Ray worked in business for many years then he worked for YfC in South Africa then went on to Bible College and Pastored a church. In 1982 we moved from South Africa to England. In addition to his theological training Ray trained in Psychology and since moving to the UK he has lectured in Psychology, counselled for the NHS and opened a Christian Counselling Centre. Marilyn is also a trained counsellor and manager. In addition to the counselling we trained Christian counsellors both in our local area and by invitation in other areas of the UK. In total over 700 people completed the training courses. Many are serving the Lord by working in or through their local churches. We also ran a secular Stress Management business. We are now semi-retired and focus our time and attention on Christian House Sitters and Ray also serves as a member of our Church Leadership Team. Ray also has an active preaching ministry and runs Christian seminars on subjects such as stress management for church groups. He has written two books. A Christian book that is a very practical workbook on Christian commitment as applied to real life. The book looks at how we can surrender ourselves more fully to God. This is looked at under the headings of Physical, Mental, Social and Spiritual commitment. The book is called Let’s Get Serious. He has also written a secular book on Stress Management called Stress Overcoming this Potential Killer. (Ray was previously Chair of the International Stress Management Association UK). News Update This book has now been released as an e-book as well A few years ago we did a 2 month House Sit in France. Whilst there we felt the Lord leading us to set up a Christian House Sitting service. Since then we have done a number of other house sits. We believe this site will benefit many Christians around the world. Feel free to contact us (BUT please no spam) NOTE: If you want a fast reply the best way to contact us is via the contact page on the Christian House Sitters website www.christian-housesitters.com God bless you, Ray & Marilyn

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  1. House sitter memberships are the cheapest on the web.anyone can join it.

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