Love As A Way Of Life
Seven Keys To Transforming Every Aspect Of Your Life
Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the bestsellingThe Five Love Languages, returns with this invaluable life-changing guide for creating fulfilling and satisfying relationships with anyone in your life. Using seven characteristics to guide you--Kindness, Patience, Forgiveness, Courtesy, Humility, Generosity, and Honesty--this total life plan will help you to experience profound transformation in all relationships and to reap the joys of living a love-driven life. In his first major work since the publication of his phenomenal bestsellerThe Five Love Languages,Dr. Chapman delivers a powerful plan for whole-life happiness, with simple yet intensive exercises and wisdom for finding the life you have always wanted. The way in which our individual lives are improved, says Chapman, is through improving each relationship in your life: with your parents your children, your coworkers, and your spouse, and for all human interactions that form the foundations of our lives. With breakthrough strategies for developing new ways of accepting and responding to the gift of love,Love as a Way of Lifenurtures the essential qualities of Kindness, Patience, Forgiveness, Courtesy, Humility, Generosity, and Honesty. Memorable real-life stories and inspiring advice make this an ideal book to share with others, fostering meaningful conversations about the incredible possibilities that emerge when love becomes a habit. In his previous work, Dr. Chapman brought to light the different ways people express love, but inLove as a Way of Lifehe reveals that every aspect of your life can be improved by placing love at the center of everything you do. As Rick Warren does inThe Purpose Driven Life, Chapman illuminates the profound influence of spiritual insight and understanding on our daily lives. Using real-life anecdotes, he examines the obstacles and misunderstandings that undermine relationships, and provides quizzes and exercises to help readers evaluate their own strengths and weaknesses. Rich in wisdom and inspiration,Love as a Way of Lifeis an invaluable guide to creating fulfilling and satisfying relationships and reaping the joys of living a love-driven life.
New York : Doubleday, c2008.
xiv, 239 p. ; 25 cm.