Love Challenge

Love Challenge – How to Prevent Pain and Have Healthy Communication

I have been studying a lot about conflict resolution/relationships. My supervisor and his wife had 2 sessions with us on feedback loops to deal with conflict/communication in marriage. Their method is that you sit knee to knee. One person who has the issue uses only I statements about how they feel. No you statements are […]

Fruits of the Spirit: Love…What if Jesus Loved You the Way You Love Others?

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”― Maya Angelou Do you make people feel loved? What does the most loving person say about this? Matthew 22:36-40English Standard Version (ESV) 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in […]

nothing else will do

Be loved for who you were, are, and are going to be. Be loved for your strengths and fragility. Be loved for your laughter and tears. Be loved for your bravery and fears. Be loved for all of you. And nothing else will do. “This is the you I like. … But the you who […]

It’s Really Love When…

It is simple. “You can sacrifice and not love. But you cannot love and not sacrifice.” ― Kris Vallotton “Sacrifice, that’s what we do for the people we love,” (Mia’s Grandfather) ― Gayle Forman, If I Stay “When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.” […]

Love like Jesus – Day 13

Simply, what can you do to speak love to your loved one today? Words of Affirmation? Say I love you. Tell them why you love them. With as many forms of communication as we have today, this one is easy. Acts of Service? Run an errand, help relieve some kind of responsbility from their plate. […]

Love Seeks Resolution – Day 11

New International Version “In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,   New Living Translation And “don’t sin by letting anger control you.” Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry,   English Standard Version Be angry and do not sin; do […]

Love Greets with Love – Power in this one – don’t miss it! Day 9

“Did you know that you can tell a lot about the current status of a couple’s marriage (relationship) by the way they greet one another? You can see it in her smile, hear it in his voice, and sense it in the tenderness of their touch. Or lack thereof” (Love Dare, Kendricks, p. 41) That […]