Set aside quality quiet time for you to spend with a pen a few sheets of paper. You may also use a word processor, but there is something timeless and enchanting about good ole’ hand writing.
During this time, think through the many reasons you adore, cherish, desire, appreciate, love, admire, honor, relish, regard, respect, treasure, revere, esteem, praise, savor, extol… and WRITE THEM DOWN! […]
This passage from 1 Corinthians 13 is one of the most often used scriptural references in weddings. The Bible provides a direct and elegantly simple outline for answering this question: How do I love my spouse?
LOVE is patient, kind, not envy, does not boast, not proud, not rude, not self-seeking, not easily angered, keeps no records of wrongs, does not delight in evil but rejoices with truth, always protects, always trusts, always hopes, and always perseveres.
This should be easy right? […]
Defining the love languages only takes us so far. Now, we need to learn how to explore and apply them to how we understand ourselves and our spouse. Showing love in the ways your spouse best experiences it allows you to better serve him / her and increases marital intimacy. […]
The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary Chapman is a wonderful book and concept that you can easily apply not only to your marriage, but all the relationships in your life. The concept is elegantly simple and can have a powerfully dynamic effect on how you appreciate, love, […]