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Love Thursday: Follow your heart


Follow your heart, but be quiet for a while first. Ask questions, then feel the answer. Learn to trust your heart.

-  Author unknown

Happy Love Thursday, everyone.  Please leave your links of love in the comments section, below, and be sure to check out the amazing hearts by Quixotic Pixels and sabine's fotos left in the Shutter Sisters Flickr pool.

And may you follow, feel and trust your heart today.

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Reader Comments (57)

A celebration of the magic for this LT
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterArlene
i love Love Thursday.

(and thanks for that beautiful quote).
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commentervivienne
Love it! I just wrote about how I followed *my* heart (to southern Italy) on Tuesday on my though, photos of my amore and me playing in our garden:


Happy Love Thursday everyone :)

I saw you take that picture!



PS-- I almost emailed you today--I had a photography epiphany, and I'm blogging about it in the morning..
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterowlhaven
Hi!! Last Friday, I could go to the beach with my love. I found a stone shaped like a heart, and thought in the HLT. I was so happy that I made a scrapbook page with photos of that day. You can see my heart?

Kisses from Spain
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterConchi
Happy Love Thursday, ya'll! My website has been acting funny, so I'm not posting anything today, but it's my wedding anniversary, so I had to comment on that!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commentershelli
I love this quote. Thank you.

Here's my first "hearts in nature" find...
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda
I wrote about the key to my heart on our site.

Happy Love Thursday everyone!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKath
found hearts in a sunflower. happy lt

July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterkristin
Love lights up your heart. Happy Love Thursday!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermary
Not only are Thursdays special because they are "almost Friday" but because of this...happy day all!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterELK
Mine is of man's best friend...
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commentercotterpin
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterTanya
Lovely quote and photo!
Mine is a capture from my dad playing with three of my kids, in the pool!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSecret Agent Mama
The heart
can take you
worlds away,
be sure to have
the return fare.
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterjfrancis
no hearts for me this week; more photos from another music in the park series
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAscenderRisesAbove
I think Love Thursday might become my favorite photography day of the week. Thank you for starting this for all of us, Karen. I can't wait to see what everyone else has shared. Here is mine:
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commentertangobaby
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSteph Wiese
yes to this quote! the being quiet while waiting in the most important part. here's my heart photo, handmade with love.
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commentercamerashymomma
I love my boy. Obvious, but so true.
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKatie
What a beautiful quote! I've always loved metal scroll work as that's what my grandfather was a master in.

My Love Thursday entry can be found on flickr:

or on my blog:
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCocoa
Happy Love Thursday is my contribution...
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBridget
No hearts found this week, but did see lotsa love yesterday afternoon!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea
I love the quote you used, and great photo! I happen to use a favorite quote with mine also this week!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSherry
For me, this is the perfect, simple post for today. So fitting. I was thinking of doing just that, listening to my heart, slowing down and taking some time to invest in my family this weekend.

here's some love for this thursday:
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLaundryGirlPhotog
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBet
Happy Love Thursday!
Mine is continuing on the Family reunion theme:
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterangie
Grandfathers and their granddaughters... that's a lot of love
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJanine
Wishing everyone lots of love.
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterElizabeth Brinton
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
On Saturday morning, my husband and I went to downtown Detroit to work on drywall for Peaches & Greens. Peaches & Greens is going to be a fresh produce market in Detroit, which is the only major city without a national grocery chain.

I wrote on my blog that it just feels so good to be a part of something so much bigger than myself and to contribute to meeting such a huge need in Detroit. Especially when I get to work with my husband. We both have a heart for Detroit, and we're both excited to see how God uses us there.

Anyway, the next morning, I noticed that the blister I had gotten from the drill was in the shape of a heart - reflecting the reason I got the blister in the first place.
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRachel Parton
I found this heart at the site of a makeshift memorial of a local street artist who was killed last month. The quote on it is beautiful:
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSarah - Ji
I just unearthed this teapot from the deep recesses of an unused kitchen cabinet. It really brought back a flood of memories, most appropriate for LT
Happy Love Thursday, sisters!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterjustmakeit/Rachel
I'm so behind on my blog visits and it's love thursday already! Yipes!

Here's my lovely love whom I just go nuts over, even when she spills a whole box of baby cereal on the floor and makes her own cereal art. (Those photos will be up another day)
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterlaura - dolcepics
Happy Love Thursday and healthy happy births to all!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterlizziemarie
Hurrah! It's Love Thursday!

Here's my little bit o' love this morning:
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAmy Lenzo
I love Love Thursday, it's been in my mind all week about how love can eb and flow and renew itself. I almost posted today about how love is best when love is blind. I'll have to save that for next week.
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterClaudious
I just made this video about my journey of following my heart on youtube... Happy looooove thursday!
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMaggie
the heart
can take you
worlds away
and give you reason
to stay....maggie.
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterjfrancis
Today I don't have a found heart. Instead I have a photo of my nephews. The other day we were trying on my daughter's Marilyn wig and I caught this moment between the boys - my older nephew, Chance, was watching his silly brother, Casey, and he had the sweetest look on his face - sort of a I-love-that-goofball look. This photo makes me smile.
July 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle S

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