Love Language #4

 Acts of Service Such actions as cooking a meal, setting a table, washing dishes, vacuuming, cleaning, a commode, getting hair out of the sink, removing the white spots from the mirror, getting bugs off the windshield, taking out the garbage, changing the baby’s diaper, painting a bedroom, dusting the bookcase, keeping the car in operating condition, washing or vacuuming the car, cleaning the garage, ...

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Love Language #1

Words of Affirmation (An excerpt from the Book by Gary Chapman : The five love languages) One way to express love emotionally is to use words that build up.  Solomon, author of the ancient Hebrew wisdom literature, wrote, ‘The tongue has the power of life and death’.  Many couples have never leaned the tremendous power of verbally affirming each other.  Solomon further noted, ‘An ...

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The 5 Love Languages

What is your primary love language? What makes you feel most loved by your spouse?  What do you desire above all else?  –         (Gary Chapman The five Love Languages)  Is it: Words of Affirmation Quality Time Receiving Gifts Acts of Service Physical Touch  Each of these 5 areas covers what author Gary Chapman refers to as a Love Language.  In his book he teaches ...

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What’s your struggle?

Be kinder than is necessary because everyone you meet is struggling with something. –          Not sure where this quote came from So I got an email today, and at the bottom of the e-mail the person had the above quote.  (Don’t you just love how people put nice quotes etc. on their e-mails?!?!… I do!! 🙂 ) When I read that quote I smiled, ...

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More About Colleen

I’ve been meaning to beef up my About Colleen page, so that’s what today’s post is about…..   Colleen is: A woman of faith An Individual , Couple and Family Therapist In love with and married to her very best friend Someone who enjoys making others laugh A person who seeks to encourage, inspire and empower the people she meets A professional singer A ...

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13 Days of Love – Day 13

1 Corinthians 13:13 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is LOVE. So here we have it…. our final reminder as we finish this beautiful passage, there is NOTHING greater than Love!  It goes further than our hopes, our dreams, and the things we believe… It truly can’t be compared with anything else, because it stands ...

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13 Days of Love – Day 12

1 Corinthians 13:12 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.   For now we can only see things in our lives as you would see a reflection in the mirror.  This may seem relatively acceptable however; ...

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13 Days of Love – Day 11

1 Corinthians 13:11 11When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.   There is a time and season for everything.  Maturity comes from experiences we go through in our youth.  It’s important for us to recognize when that season ...

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13 Days of Love – Day 9

1 Corinthians 13:9 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part In life, we do the best we can with what we have been given, however it is important to realize that we can only know ‘so much’.  On the subject of Love we must continue to keep this in mind because many times we allow life’s situations and circumstances to ...

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13 Days of Love – Day 8

1 Corinthians 13:8  8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. The first 3 words of this verse are so powerful!!! LOVE NEVER FAILS…it lasts! It is permanent, it never quits, it never gives up, and it’s never ‘not enough’.  True love… is a ...

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