God Is Love

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love.—1 John 4:7-8

One of the things I appreciate about my friend Bob Goff—whom I call my friend because I’m among the thousands of readers to whom he (more…)

Love’s Evil Twin

“I love you because you make me feel complete.”
“And I love you because you make me feel like the most special person in the world.”
Oh, ain’t love grand?
Trouble is, what most people think of as love isn’t really love at all. It’s selfish because it’s self-gratifying and self-glorifying and, therefore, self-centered. Contrast that with God’s concept of love, which involved giving (more…)