I’m offering you a true message and reminders of what love is and who you are. Do this simple exercise every day: replace your name everywhere it says LOVE in these verses from 1 Corinthians. Your perspective, your joy, how you treat others—your life will most certainly change.
1 Corinthians 13:4 – 7 reads: 4 LOVE is patient and kind; LOVE does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. 7 LOVE bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
Now, read this and insert YOUR name in the _____________.
______ is patient and kind;
______ does not envy or boast;
______ is not arrogant or rude.
______ does not insist on his/her own way;
______ is not irritable or resentful;
______ does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but
______ rejoices with the truth.
______ bears all things,
______ believes all things
______ hopes all things
______ endures all things.
1 John 4:7-8 reads:7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.