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Global Love Day 2011

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Love Begins with Me!
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 Global Love Day - May 1st


Celebrating Our Humanity

Founder's Global Love Day Address

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As we gather together on this symbolic day, we acknowledge and celebrate our universal humanity while sharing the song of our common heartbeat. This is a profound and spectacular moment to be alive as both participant and witness to an amazing transformation and return to love on our precious planet.

The vastness of our world is rapidly becoming more intimate and we are quickly realizing the complexity of life can only be resolved through the simplicity of love. This love does not depend on words as it is readily felt from heart to heart. It is experienced in the forgiveness and compassion we offer to others and the self acceptance we give ourselves. Respect, honor and dignity are the immediate and lasting impression while the ultimate expression is in the smallest gestures of kindness that change the destiny for so many.

We are the weavers of this love and are also intricately woven into the very fabric of life itself. Our magnificent earth is a living example of this innate and natural love and it is our great fortune to be the stewards and examples of unconditional love towards all living things. Coming together like a grand tapestry, our diverse interconnectedness and interdependence is the very thing that unites us as one.

We all share a common, universal bond of amazing potential through love and each of us makes a profound difference just by being who we are. The ideas we entertain in our consciousness today are the seeds of a future yet to be made. And when love is the key component of each thought and feeling, a truly beautiful world is born.

This time is not without extraordinary challenges as we move forward, yet love endures the most difficult circumstances and still remains as love. There is great strength in intimacy, incredible opportunity with courage, and, as we lead by the example of love, we walk together with all.

Welcome everyone to our eighth anniversary celebration of Global Love Day.

Love, light and peace,
Harold W. Becker
Founder and President
The Love Foundation, Inc



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Be a part of it. Spread the word. Share the love.
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We invite you to celebrate with us by consciously focusing on love and what it means to you throughout this day. We hope that by practicing love in all areas of your life, you will find it easy to love unconditionally all year long. Our main theme explains it best... "Love Begins with Me"
We have some wonderful updates for our 8th annual Global Love Day on Sunday, May 1, 2011.
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We have 44 new proclamations for this year (333 total), including Governors from Connecticut and Idaho, along with Mayor and Council proclamations from cities like Minneapolis, Wichita, Denver, Cincinnati, New Orleans, Burbank, Trenton, Orlando, Tampa, Pomona, and from our friends in Canada - Edmonton, Regina, Halifax and Saskatoon. We update the web site daily with the latest announcements so check back.
Did you know? Salt Lake City, Utah was our very first proclamation and the Mayor''s office has returned every year!
We have a beautiful new Global Love Day meditation video narrated by TLF Board member Philip Snow, which you can share from our TLF YouTube Nonprofit Channel.
A group of University of Texas students recently created a special Global Love Day video for the YouTube Good Works Challenge.
TLF Board member, Tam Katzin, shares her loving message in this special video Imagine.
We are hosting a 24 hour virtual event online at Second Life for those who may not have a local community event. Philip, Rick, Erik and friends, along with various entertainers and DJ's, will ensure an awesome experience. We have a special page with information to help you get started.
Whirling Rainbow Foundation joins us this year with Grandmother Drum in Urubamba, Peru on May 1st as they unite Drum Keepers across the world.
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Here are some examples of community presentations from around the world. Tam will be singing and sharing the love in Seattle, while Rio in Boise, Idaho will be orchestrating a fantastic afternoon of love, hugs and laughter throughout the downtown area. Gail in Rotterdam will be inspiring her guests as Rose in Rockville, New York will be spreading the love at her event. Malcolm and friends in Swansea, Wales will be leading amazing presentations at their local event just as our various coordinators throughout the African nations will unite one and all in love.
We have heard from many of you already and are grateful for all the beautiful support as you help get awareness of this day out to others through your social networks, blogs, radio shows and newspaper columns.
Tell us your experience of the day and also remember to share your pictures with us. We will post these on our site as encouragement for others.
Let's inspire one another and share our hugs, smiles, forgiveness and compassion and let the world know that love is indeed possible and present everywhere.  Forward this email, post to Facebook, blog, tweet, text, call, write, visit and engage your friends and family, neighbors, coworkers, and community.
Find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, and others too!
Thank you for celebrating Global Love Day with us!
The TLF Board – Harold, John, Tam, Lanis, Erik and Philip
Our Country and Regional Coordinators – Lydiah, Raphael, Magda, Martin, Emmanuel, Peris, Keyvan, Wendi, Julie, Shiva, Shed, Sahro, Zuberi, Karim, Falguni, Matthew, Sara, Ebrima, D. Amalraj, Wojciech, Melony, Roger, Deby, Mitzi, Jana, Kaleemullah, Javier, Bishwanath, Zeina, Kelvin, Neabei, Godwin, Suraj, Tony, Alexander, Balakrishnan, Alex, Rick, Roauf, Rio, Aaron, Van, Maria, Tanya, Ariel and Hughes



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We are one humanity on this planet.
All life is interconnected and interdependent.
All share in the Universal bond of love.
Love begins with self acceptance and forgiveness.
With respect and compassion we embrace diversity.
Together we make a difference through love.

The Love Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the mission of inspiring people to love unconditionally. Established in 2000, TLF has become the globally recognized leading resource for understanding and applying unconditional love. Our vision is to assist people by building a practical foundation and experience of love within individuals and society as a whole.

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