Thursday, May 7, 2009

Love Is A Verb

In Review: Hubs and I were newly married when we heard about Chapman's "Love Is A Choice" marriage weekend. Like most honeymooners we had both experienced that moment when we woke up and said, "Wow! We really did it. We got married and we are like *gulp* together for the rest of our lives." Those sweet feelings of love weren't so sweet the first time I almost fell into the toilet in the middle of the night because he left the toilet lid up. The same went for him the first time he got a concussion because I left the kitchen cabinet door open and his 6' 5" frame ran into it while walking through the kitchen.

That marriage enrichment seminar taught us so much about making that decision to make a daily choice to love each other. To make love a verb.

While you may be tempted to think that this book is a book just about marriage, it isn't. It is a book of forth short stories where people have made the decision to make love a verb in their life and the impact has been life changing.

I feel a little biased in reviewing this book as I am such an admirer of Chapman. I would definitely recommend this book!

Book Description:

Gary Chapman, bestselling author of The Five Love Languages, shares forty uplifting true stories from everyday people like

  • Doris, who chose to love her husband when what she really wanted to do was run away
  • Loretta, whose family was mended by love in action
  • Faith, who learned how to love a mother who had become a stranger
  • Laquita, who finally fell in love with her husband after forty years
  • Jackie, who found the courage to love someone who seemed truly unlovable
  • Because love isn't just a feeling.
    Love is a choice, and love is something we all need to do.
    Love is a verb.


    Shelby said...

    Amen to that!

    Supermom said...

    DG, I'm curious; is this a fiction or nonfiction?