Are you in Lust or Love?

Are you in Lust or Love?

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens” (Eccl 3:1). Research that examines the science of love confirms that love has different stages; specifically, there are three distinct areas of our brain that correspond with three...
Rethinking Love: From Alone to Chosen

Rethinking Love: From Alone to Chosen

“For the first time in my life, someone chose me.” I was both sobered and struck by Melissa’s comment. She, on the other hand, didn’t miss a beat. She continued talking about her boyfriend, namely her frustrations. “So I’m stuck. Maybe I should give him another chance...
10 Rules to Love By

10 Rules to Love By

“Love is patient. Love is kind. It does not envy. It does not boast. It is not proud. It is not rude. Love protects, trusts, hopes, perseveres…” Love is all around us. One google search yields 3,940,000,000 results on love. Love isubiquitous. Yet we don’t...
Love Truths

Love Truths

“Now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love…” We all want to be loved. We long for it. We dream about it. We live for it. And we are wired for it. But more than ever before we seem to be in the dark about how to create...
Rethinking Love: From Questioning to Assurance

Rethinking Love: From Questioning to Assurance

“Once she knows me, once she really sees me for who I am, I am afraid she will no longer love me.” His vulnerability and courage filled the space. And we let it hang there. He had named it – the nagging, cut-to-the-core, deep-down worry and fear: Am I loveable? We...
Is Mr. or Mrs. Right out there?

Is Mr. or Mrs. Right out there?

“There’s just one person out there for you. You’ll find him. And you’ll know.” This was the message I received – whether spoken or unspoken – numerous times in my twenties. And, for the most part, I believed it. Add to this “soulmate” message the idea of “love at...

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