Monthly Archives: April 2015

Religious Emotionalism

As we read about Rod in Chapter 3, I wonder how many of us wonder about his experience when he joins the church. Going to the alter.  Being surrounded by men praying for him. The prayer being described as “I … Continue reading

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Being Tolerant

I was struck by the sentence Dr. Chapman quoted from Greta from Chapter 3:  “But now we are giving each other freedom to express our love to God differently.”  She was referring to her need for quality time with God … Continue reading

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Do You Really Have Time for Quality Time?

Ok, my second highest score on my Love Languages Profile is quality time.  I scored a 9 for this language.  Thirty percent of my points on my profile are for quality time. I appreciate quality time but I am old. … Continue reading

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Getting Honest about Affirming God

As we leave Chapter Two, the first chapter that focuses on one of the five love languages, I believe it is very fitting to write about the most important words of affirmation that we will ever speak, the affirming words … Continue reading

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Why Try?

I have been hanging out with Christian folks for many years and I have many, many friends and relatives who are Christian. However all my friends and relatives are not “like-minded”. Some are obsessed with the idea that we are … Continue reading

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Being Other-Centered

In Chapter Two of “God Speaks Your Love Language”, Dr. Chapman writes about words of affirmation. We all get his point that God’s words in the Bible are affirming. In addition, some of us use words of affirmation as our … Continue reading

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Maturing People

As Dr. Chapman writes about words of affirmation in Chapter 2, he turns to the Bible to get example after example of God’s affirming words. Then he gives example after example of Jesus’ affirming words. You do know why, don’t … Continue reading

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Humbling…

Have you ever cried uncontrollably, a cry that comes from deep inside, that verges on out-of-control wailing? Have you ever been so devastated by some circumstance in life that you hit the floor and did not feel like you were … Continue reading

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Aren’t We all Different?

Romans 12:6 “We all have different gifts, according to the grace given us.  If a man’s gift is prophesy, let him use it in proportion to his faith.  If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let … Continue reading

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End-of-the First Week Questions and Comments.

http://www.5lovelanguages.com/profile/ If you have not taken the love language profile, it is time to do it.  The link is above. Other suggestions: Dr. Chapman has a free newsletter call The Five Love Languages “Practically Speaking.”  All you have to do … Continue reading

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