Who really understands love? We can't see love or grab hold of it. We often don't know how to accept love, and we're most afraid of expressing it to others.
In this book, Dr. James P. Gills, husband and father, gives substance to love. He doesn't claim to have mastered the art of loving. He simply challenges you to join him in life's ultimate quest.
Uncover the essential character of love and discover what real love is under God. Take an in-depth look at the five different types of love used--epithumia, eros, philia, storge, and agape--that summarize the dynamics of love. In addition to these five, Dr. Gills adds two more types of love selfishness and commitment.
Each page includes famous and anonymous quotes about love to inspire you. At the end reference pages to Scriptures on love is provided for further study.
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About the Author
Dr. James P. Gills, M.D., founder and director of St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was named Entrepreneur of the Year 1990 for the State of Florida and Free Enterpriser of the Year 2000 by the Florida Council on Economic Education. He is the author of numerous books, including Rx for Worry and A Biblical Economics Manifesto.
Table of Contents
Love as We Know It: An Overview 5
Hindrances to Love: Selfishness, Pride, Worry 19
Kinds of Love: Understanding Relationships 33
Love at Its Worst: Selfishness Up Close 52
Love at Its Finest: Our Goal Held High 87