Lenten "Love Dare" ~ Day 29

Day 29
Love's Motivation
"Render service with a good attitude, as to the Lord and not to men."
~ Ephesians 6:7

"Love motivated by mere duty cannot hold out for very long. And love that is only motivated by favorable conditions can never be assured of sufficient oxygen to keep it breathing. Only love that is lifted up as an offering to God - returned to Him in gratitude for all He's done - is able to sustain itself when all other reasons have lost their ability to energize us."

Today's Dare:
"Before you see your spouse again today, pray for them by name and for their needs. Whether it comes easy for you or not, say "I love you," then express love to them in some tangible way. Go to God in prayer again, thanking Him for giving you the privilege of loving this one special person - unconditionally, the way He loves both of you."

The above italicized text come from The Love Dare written by Stephen and Alex Kendrick