Love as a Way of Life
Seven Keys to Transforming Every Aspect of Your Life
Jul 21, 2009 | 272 Pages
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About Love as a Way of Life
God designed us to thrive in relationships, so it should come as no surprise that the greatest success in life comes through the practice of authentic love. But what does a love-driven life look like–not just in marriage, but in friendships, at work, in the church, and in business relationships?
In Love As a Way of Life, relationship expert Gary Chapman shows how genuine love can direct your interactions with other people, leading to positive change in their lives and yours. You’ll learn how the seven traits of love–kindness, patience, forgiveness, courtesy, humility, generosity, and honesty–work together to transform your approach to everyday encounters with others.
Through real-life stories, self-assessments, and practical exercises, this groundbreaking book paves the way for you to live out authentic love, leading to satisfying relationships and a higher level of success in every area of life. The Five Love Languages saved your marriage. This book will transform your life.
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Includes questions for personal reflection and group discussion.
Praise for LOVE AS A WAY OF LIFE
“Chapman follows up his five-million-copy bestseller The Five Love Languages with this wise, heartfelt guide to cultivating seven traits that lead to loving relationships. Whereas his work on love languages explored the primary ways people give and receive love, this book explores the nitty-gritty of an entire "attitude of love," with chapters on kindness, patience, forgiveness, courtesy, humility, generosity, and honesty. Each chapter includes quizzes, questions for reflection, and ideas for applying that chapter's teachings. All self-help books run the risk of cliché, but Chapman manages to make tried-and-true material feel fresh through carefully chosen examples from his pastoral counseling practice and his own life…. This book is head and shoulders above the bulk of self-help literature precisely because it is not about ‘self’ so much as helping others.”
- Publisher’s Weekly (starred review)
About Gary ChapmanGARY CHAPMAN is an ordained minister and marriage counselor. He is the author of the bestselling The Five Love Languages, which has sold more than 4 million copies and was the first in a popular series of love-language books. The host of a national radio program and a popular conference speaker, he lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
272 pages | Published by WaterBrook
On Sale Date: Jul 21, 2009
Trim Size: 6 x 9
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There are many books on the market about love from both a Christian and secular perspective, and they all tend to say the same things. Gary Chapman's "Love As a Way of Life" provides a surprisingly fresh look at love from God's perspective. While he clearly writes from a Christian point of view, he doesn't rely on copious scriptural references to prove his point, but rather approaches the topic from an experiential point of view making the...