Will you be my Valentine?

“Will you be my valentine?” This question is by far the most expensive question many of us will ask this year. Some sources estimate that the average Valentine’s Day gift or expense will cost approximately $200. In 2020, Valentine’s Day spending in the U.S. totaled more than $20 billion, and we are expected to top that amount in 2021. Why do we spend more (or nearly as much) on Valentine’s Day than we spend on Christmas in many cases?

How we got the love languages wrong

How we got the love languages wrong

You’d be hard-pressed to find a discussion on social media about Christian relationships that doesn’t include a mention of the book The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman. Dr. Chapman’s ideas about the ways that couples give and receive love really seemed to revolutionize the Christian marriage counseling world. He hit on something true: we all feel and hear love in different ways.

Scripture of THE WEEK

“My Peace is like a shaft of golden Light shining on you continuously. During days of bright sunshine, it may blend in with your surroundings. On darker days, My Peace stands out in sharp contrast to your circumstances.”


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