8 Choices That Create A Love That Lasts by Jill Briscoe
Not everything is within our power to control. But, thankfully, some of the most important things are.
Beloved author Jill Briscoe shares eight concrete choices that are guaranteed to fill your life with love the kind of love that lasts. Based on the "love chapter" of the Bible, 1 Corinthians 13, the choices shared in these pages will give you the power to love not only God and yourself but to infuse love into every relationship in your life.
You Can Choose a Life of Lasting Love
Choose love through these eight life-empowering choices:
1. The choice to love God 2. The choice to love when love runs out 3. The choice to love those in your church family 4. The choice to love those who drive you up the wall 5. The choice not to love things too much 6. The choice to love when you're provoked 7. The choice to love and trust again 8. The choice to love God up close and personal
Author and coauthor of numerous articles and more than fifty books, including study guides, devotionals, poetry, and children's books, Jill Briscoe's active speaking and writing ministry regularly takes her around the world. Jill currently serves as a minister-at-large for Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin, with her husband, Stuart. She is executive editor of Just Between Us magazine, advises numerous nonprofit organizations, and serves on the board of numerous nonprofit Relief and Christianity Today, Inc. Jill and Stuart have three children and thirteen grandchildren.
Table of Contents
Choosing Love: Introduction xi Choosing to Love God Back 1 Choosing to Love When Love Runs Out 29 Choosing to Love the Church: (Even When It's Difficult) 57 Choosing to Love Those Who Drive Us Up the Wall 85 Choosing to Love Things Less 115 Choosing to Love When We're Provoked 149 Choosing to Love and Trust Again 177 Choosing to Love God Up Close and Personal 203 A Prayer to Share: Epilogue 229 Notes 231