– Brigham Young
I read the book The Five Love Languages many years ago, to enhance my relationship with my wife. I often recommend it to my coaching clients, to help them better understand their partners. The gist of the book is that we have different ways of showing love to one another. We almost always choose to show love in the same way that we like to receive it.
By tuning into one another’s offerings of love, we can embrace these gifts in the way they are intended – instead of missing the message because we’re simply not speaking the same love language.
How could you fully love the givers in your life by fully embracing every gift they have to offer, in their language?
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“…Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
– Denis Waitley, motivational speaker
Similar to the quote “the best things in life are not things,” this statement points to the idea that happiness, to a large extent, is an inside job. The work of building extraordinary relationships with others, our creator (or higher power), and ourselves is well worth pursuing.
The depth and full richness of the words love, grace and gratitude seems to be infinite and enduring, whereas the real world is finite and limited.
What efforts, practices, and habits, can you pursue and expand to enhance your happiness and your spiritual experience of living?
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