Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Special Valentine's Giveaway! - Love and Respect for a Lifetime

From bestselling author Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, Thomas Nelson Publishing brings couples a new, beautiful way to approach the Love and Respect method of communication--Love and Respect for a Lifetime.

Love and Respect for a Lifetime is a small gift book filled with beautiful, uplifting stories, tips, and advice on how to make a marriage sound. Charming and touching pictures fill some of the pages to make it a treat for the eyes, and the wisdom within is in short segments to make it easy to flip through. I sat down with it for an hour and read the whole thing, smiling at some of the nuggets of insight and nodding at others.

As Dr. Eggerichs has taught in his previous books on the Love and Respect method, in this lovely little book he quickly defines the Biblical principle that helped him develop this system--that men crave respect above all, and women crave love. That the two genders view the world through these glasses, and that when we make an effort to fulfill our spouse's need for that, then we are not only in a better place to receive what we need in turn, but we're also doing it unto Christ and strengthening our relationship with Him first and foremost.

I found the principles espoused in this to be sound and practical, and I loved the easy to handle format of this book--absolutely anyone could sit down and flip through it for even a few minutes and come away the richer.

And so, I'm happy to be able to offer a special giveaway! On Valentine's Day I'll draw a winner for a copy of this beautiful hardback gift book. Those who have already read Dr. Eggerich's Love and Respect books will appreciate the quick reminders this one gives, and those who haven't will get a quick, cute introduction to what could help them enrich and smooth out their marriage.

To enter, please leave a comment below with an email address. Drawing will be held at noon EST on Valentine's Day. For another chance to win, please also leave a comment at the Christian Review of Books.

Void where prohibited. Entry into the contest is considered verification of eligibility based on your local laws. Chance of winning depends on number of entries. Contest ends 2/14/11. Winner will have two weeks to claim prize.

12 comments:

  1. I totally get the love and respect needs we have. It's true in our marriage. I'd like to read this book and share it with my husband.
    derekannette at gmail dot com

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  2. I'd love to win.
    aubreyfick@yahoo.com

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  3. I'd love to win as I've never read anything by this author. First time I've been here too and I am on Christian Review of Books often.
    So please enter me.
    jrs362 at hotmail dot com

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  4. i'm interested...please count me in...thanks :)

    karenk
    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

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  5. Hi. Add me to the contest drawing. It sounds like a book I would like to read. We all can improve on our marriage. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Debbie
    debbiemcla[at]msn[dot]com

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  6. We are doing a Love and Respect life group at our church and next month we are going to have a weekend seminar on it. Would love to win this book.

    Blessings,
    Jo
    ladijo40(at)aol(dot)com

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  7. Please include me

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  8. My husband and I are studying through Dr. Eggerich's book and workbook right now. Loving it. Would like to be able to give this book to my husband for Valentine's Day, what a wonderful gift.

    ctpkline@gmail.com

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  9. I'd like to add this one to our church library!

    homesteading[at]charter[dot]net

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  10. Oh, I'd love to win this book thanks

    ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

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  11. I would love to own this book. I've read it through once but feel that it's the type of book for which a second read would be very beneficial.

    The author's stance on the interrelationship of love and respect in marriage makes a lot of sense practically, but even more important, it's thoroughly biblical!

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  12. The difference between a mans and womans perception is so true. I'd love to read this book, and also to share it with my MOPS group.

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