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Love in Six Words 2016 Contest Entries

February 14, 2016

Love is in the air! (or at least on our blog)
Below, listed in the order they were received, are all of the entries we received in our 2016 Love in Six Words story contest. In all, 55 people submitted 76 entries! Thank you to all who sent us stories and stay tuned for future six-word story contests!

Our top five entries, in no particular order, are:
- "Love is like a sparkly sticker!" - Serenity Schweitzer
- "She's OK. I'll go. You sleep" - Jennifer Thomas
- "Love is hello grown into forever" - Randy Clinton
- "Caressing lips. Shuddering breaths. Swoon. Repeat" - Collin Csuy
- "Empathy flowing over time and circumstance" - Tim Boyle

And below we have all entries to the contest, in the order they were received.

  1. “Your unconditional love completed my heart” – Linda Spindler
  2. “You’re the love of my life” – Susan Woller
  3. “Christ humbly coming to save me.” – Brad and Nyoka Schumacher
  4. “You gained wings, my love continues” – Chad Schweitzer
  5. “Tomorrow isn’t promised; my love is” – Tonya Gorges
  6. “Rare disappointment, family, togetherness, peaceful, endless” – Shelly Jensen
  7. “Love is like a sparkly sticker” – Serenity Schweitzer
  8. “It’s like you’re part of me” – Chrys Anklam
  9. “We answer each other’s unspoken questions” – Chrys Anklam
  10. “Open mouth kisses from my baby” – Sarah Londerville
  11. “Remembering, sharing, giving, smiling, helping, forgiving” – Sue Henning
  12. “Springtime love blooms. Endures winter's darkness.” – Yolanda DeLoach
  13. “Empathy flowing over time and circumstance” – Tim Boyle
  14. “From my heart to your soul” – Tim Boyle
  15. “Other man, only man, last man” – Kia L.
  16. “Love, hate, confused, breakup, makeup, marriage” – Kia L.
  17. “He’s the smoke to my high” – Kia L.
  18. “Everything I have is yours” – Mike Simmons
  19. “Wrapped up together, kissing” – Mike Simmons
  20. “You, me, together forever, none else!” – Mike Simmons
  21. “Caressing lips. Shuddering breaths. Swoon. Repeat” – Collin Csuy
  22. “Love is serving others above self” – Cynthia Abrego
  23. “Love is my wife and kids” – Jason Doepke
  24. “Love is patient, kind, doesn’t envy” – Jason Doepke
  25. “Love is waiving my library fines!” – Jason Doepke
  26. “Best friend plus lover equals happiness” – Wilson F. Fowle III
  27. “Being here when desires want elsewhere” – Joan Harris
  28. “Hugs and compassion during rainy days” – Joan Harris
  29. “My life, his life, our life” – Joan Harris
  30. “She’s okay. I’ll go. You sleep.” – Jennifer Thomas
  31. “Breathe me in, exhale you out.” – Jodie Schillinger
  32. “Humbled together by mind, body, soul” – Jodie Schillinger
  33. “Love: Every step of the way” – Krista Polomis
  34. “Love is communication with compromise, understanding” – Shannon Malone
  35. “Willingness to share all of self – Lorenzo Jones
  36. “Love yesterday, love today, love tomorrow” – Bob Moser
  37. “Champagne bubbles, chocolate chuckles, disco shuffles” – Juliana Palmcook
  38. “Puppy dog stares, French Poodle struts” – Juliana Palmcook
  39. “Pigs in mud on a hot day” – Juliana Palmcook
  40. “You can’t describe love in words” – Julie Mayrose
  41. “Holes in his socks. I’m needed!” – Julie Mayrose
  42. “Sweet puppy breath, sweet puppy paws” – Julie Mayrose
  43. “Library employees are the bee’s knees!” – Diane Lamich
  44. “Faithful, enduring, patient, kind, forgiving, trusting” – Linda Bessette
  45. “Being there for each other first!” – Vicki Stone
  46. “For God so loved the world” – B.B. (no full name given)
  47. “Kind, thoughtful, caring, generous, tender, forgiving” – Marsha Young
  48. “Remission is how we spell love” – Cindy Erickson
  49. “Together we fought cancer and won!” – Cindy Erickson
  50. “Love is hello grown into forever” – Randy Clinton
  51. “Love is growing old with me” – Red and Mary Cheney
  52. “Love is my family and I” – Mary Schneider Cheney
  53. “Love is my angel in fur” – Cirille Connor
  54. “Six words! How true is this!” – Thomas Gabriel
  55. “Love is fighting breast cancer battle” – Donna Feirer
  56. “Love my partner with much affection” – Donna Feirer
  57. “Having retired hubby is quite lovely” – Donna Feirer
  58. “Love is finding your comfortable counterpart” – Tami Bloch
  59. “The person that makes me whole” – Mike Lopina
  60. “Eighth grade, sophomore, married with kids” – Jacki Gburek
  61. “Love is an endless fairy tale” – Heather Nowak
  62. “Being his one and only love” – Charlene Gremler
  63. “He makes me a better person!!!” – Charlene Gremler
  64. “My grandchildren are my life’s blessings” – Charlene Gremler
  65. “Love means family is most important” – Kathy Fritsch
  66. “Praying, hoping. Elated, despair. Finally, baby” – No name given
  67. “Being open-minded and always caring” – Jennifer Carey
  68. “Love is holding my grandchild closely” – Cindy Klessig
  69. “Love is feeling all mushy inside” – Cindy Klessig
  70. “Love is my husband, kids, chocolate” – Cindy Klessig
  71. “My grandkids saying love you nana” – Wendy Laczkowski
  72. “Honesty, devotion, friendship, friendship, beautiful” – Andy Panzer
  73. “Brilliant, glorious fireworks, cuddly warm cocoon” – Kathy Kinney
  74. “Licking warm lotus nectar, loves lubricity” – Susan Ninnemann
  75. “I love you, Dad – from Corbin” – Corbin Nikolay
  76. “Family, Glynn, Tina, Jordan, Aaron, Allyssa” – Tina Hollis

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