Love is a decision

Gary Smalley



If your marriage relationship doesn’t have a destination, how will you know when you arrive? And why wait for love to materialize out of stardust, when you could choose excitement and romance—now?

There is a simple yet profound plan for a marriage of depth and warmth and excitement! Plan, you ask? Exactly! Good marriages are no accident. …

Six elements to staying in love, included in Love is a Decision, are:

  1. Making your spouse feel truly honored.

  2. Learning the art of touching—tenderly.

  3. Keeping courtship alive in your marriage.

  4. Re-opening a heart closed by anger.

  5. Building—or rebuilding—trust in a relationship.

  6. Becoming best friends with your family

These six elements are the keys to Love. Love is not an emotion, love is not a feeling, love is not happen-stance. Love is a Decision. Love is waking up every day committed to honoring your mate by implementing the above six keys. If you want to have a great relationship, guess what, it’s up to you.


via Messages From the Masters