How do I love thee: 14 novel declarations of love

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For all who are beloved. Hope these are helpful this coming Valentines’ Day as you plan surprises for loved ones! (For those who haven’t yet read Little Women or the Courtship of Jo March, I haven’t made a note of who said these lines to whom so as not to spoil the stories :))  Continue reading

Little Women’s unwritten letter

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Theodore Laurence wrote one last letter to Jo March whilst on the European Grand Tour, a second proposal of marriage. This is the letter he might have written… Continue reading

Loss of a beloved: Little Women and the valley of the shadow

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I used to pass over this chapter in Little Women. Now, this passage is a comfort. How many of these words now resonate in my soul. How thankful I am for this beautiful, personal, moving chapter that must have given voice to all that Louisa herself felt upon losing Elizabeth, and gives voice to all who have ever known such loss. Continue reading