Tag: "love"

Where Love Shines: An Epiphany
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Where Love Shines: An Epiphany

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Love can take many forms. A gentle hand on a feverish brow. A knowing smile across a crowded room. A deep breath that swallows a word best left unsaid. And once, in all of human history, love took the form of a star. And behold, the star that they had seen at its rising preceded […]

Magnets and Christmas
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Magnets and Christmas

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  Magnets and Christmas   “Why are you writing about my magnets?” my son asked with squinty-eyes and raised lip, as if the words tasted foul, the picture of teenage contempt. “ ‘Cause there’s a spiritual parallel,” I replied casually, glancing up. “Like what,” he spluttered incredulously, half-laughing, half-choking on his mother’s latest foolishness. I […]

When Love and Career Collide
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When Love and Career Collide

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Like most women in my post-feminist generation, I grew up knowing exactly what I did not want when it came to love and work. I did not want to sacrifice my personal life at the altar of the all-consuming career. Nor did I want to surrender professional success in a fit of passion or panic […]

Love in a Fallen World
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Love in a Fallen World

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Defenders of homosexuality and proponents of so-called gay marriage often accuse Christians of hypocrisy by juxtaposing our commitment to “traditional morality,” as it is called today, with the dominical command to love one’s neighbor. Such an accusation, aired in a very public forum, was recently cause for considerable discussion at my place of work. I was surprised, […]

7 Types of False Love
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7 Types of False Love

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There is nothing quite like being in love and sharing a loving relationship. You often hear about finding “true love,” but we seldom stop to think about what that means. To consider this properly, you need to know a little something about true love. What makes it true? There is much to say about true […]

"People Who Need People" - A View on Friendship
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“People Who Need People” – A View on Friendship

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“People…people who need people…” Barbara Streisand sang in her sixties’ movie Funny Girl. “People who need people are the luckiest people in the world!” Streisand’s singing was over-the-top; music speaks to the soul, and there is so much truth in the song. We need to recognize that we need people. At the same time, though, […]

Love is Not Enough. Charity Matters.
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Love is Not Enough. Charity Matters.

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So just how selfish of a person are you? Answer: Very. Don’t worry, it’s not just you. We all are. Without a realization and admission of selfishness in your life, you lack the true charity required to successfully live out marital love. Therefore, your dating efforts are extremely risky. I say “true charity” because there […]

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