Category Archives: Love

When You’re Struggling to Walk in Love

How to cultivate a heart that’s willing to love like Jesus when you’re struggling to walk in the fruit of love.

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What is Love?

A Petals of Wisdom Devotion by Susan B. Mead The Bible tells us in 1 John 4:8 that God is love, yet many still wonder about—and wander from—His perfect love. Even though I grew up in a Christian home, I wondered and wandered too. So I share a story of God’s perfect love for one of His daughters, me. I

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The Fruit of Love—Unselfishly Willing

    What’s the first thought that enters your mind when you think of love? Is it the way you feel towards your family and friends? What about romance—perhaps an intimate embrace from your spouse is what comes to mind? Or maybe you think about the person who selflessly gave up their time to comfort you when you needed it most. Love has many

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The Power Of A Selflessly Devoted Heart

  It was a grueling season of slamming doors, elevated voices, and hot, sticky tears. One morning, after another long and heated discussion with my husband, I was exasperated by our inability to come to a resolution. I was confused. I was tired. And I was frustrated. What I really needed was the listening ear of a friend. But who

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Love Compels Us To Choose Self-control

  What is self-control? According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary self-control is defined as “restraint exercised over one’s own impulses, emotions, or desires.” Biblically speaking, self-control is the Fruit of the Spirit that helps us stand against the temptation to give in to the flesh. Recently,  we have been on a quest to discover more about the fruit of self-control.

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