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Giveaway: Sharing Hope for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is this week, which means you have probably already been inundated by commercial reminders to show your love. Flowers, balloons, chocolates, stuffed animals holding stuffed hearts. My local grocery store was pushing heart-shaped ravioli. Here's wishing some of these tokens make their way to your home, courtesy of a special someone.

As for me? I want to show my love for you. You show up here at Live Wonderstruck. You read my words. Maybe you even leave some words of your own. I love you for that. Knowing that you navigated the rampant internet waters and paused here... magical. Thank you so much.

So, in honor of you and this time of year, I am sharing some love in the form of my very first giveaway! Woohoo!

Here's the scoop. I am giving away a copy of The World Needs Hope. Created by my best friend Sara McClellan, this book is filled with beautiful words and artwork to remind each of us that hope is all around.

Read a few lines, journal in the margins, meditate on the imagery. It's that kind of book.

I edited this book and contributed a photograph and a short passage of text for Chapter 2 on Comfort, so you'll be getting a piece of me as well.

The rules are simple:

  1. To enter, leave a comment on this post by midnight EST on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. (Any comment. You can talk about what has you wonderstruck today, what you love or hate about Valentine's Day, where you find hope in your day to day life, why you are excited about this book, or even "oooh oooh... Pick me!")

  2. Due to shipping costs, I can only ship to the continental United States of America. (My apologies to my wonderful Australian and British readers and those from all other locales. I appreciate you and I'm sending you a big hug right now.)

That's it. Easy!

On Valentine's Day I will choose a winner at random and announce it here on the blog. I will also email the winner to request your mailing address, then I will ship your book to you.

Thank you for visiting Live Wonderstruck. Thank you for your support, your kindness, your love, and your attention.

Now, go ahead... comment away...




  1. Today, I was wonderstruck by the cloudy sky and rain on my way to work. Here in Arizona, that's a rare sight.

  2. Today is the 378th day without my late husband, Mark. I am wonderstruck that time has flown by so quickly and by all of the friends and family who have continued to be a support to me. So many good things have come from one of the saddest moments in my life. Mark will always live on in my heart.

  3. I am Wonderstruck by the fact I can spend every moment of every day with my wonderful (most of the time, he is after all only human!) And still love him more than yesterday!

  4. Thank you, Dee, Shari, and Michelle W for commenting! Shari is our winner. The announcement post is here: Shari - I emailed you.


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