Tag Archives: fruit of the Spirit

More Beautiful than the Flower

While the ornate bloom might be more impressive, even the most humble blossom that brings forth fruit is worthy of great appreciation. Continue reading

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Parable of the Pear and the Pair

The Bradford Pear is in full bloom now,
thirty feet of boughs and branches
covered with false promises,
white as heaven, each blossom a little lie: Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit

To sincerely desire and work for the good of others
To celebrate and honor the things that are truly good
To seek and promote that which builds relationship with all
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Finishing Work

when the nature of Jesus has become our own nature, others will have greater difficulty finding the seams between what we are and what we believe. Continue reading

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Miracle from the Mud

I have always been fascinated by the miracle of seeds. As a young kid, I helped plant our garden in southwestern Kentucky. Continue reading

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