Tag Archives: Fruit of the Spirit

Love

Last year, I began to write on the Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23): “Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.” I am currently reminded these days on how LOVE CAN … Continue reading

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Lead me with Strong Hands

Did God place this man over me as my protector-leader, and I his partner-helpmeet? Is there ever going to be a dominant husband in my life, or is this just a cruel fiction? There are times in a marriage when … Continue reading

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Kindness in Marriage

Marriage requires kindness.  That’s a no-brainer. We all know it, we all get it. Putting it faithfully into practice: a whole other matter.   TIME Magazine recently had a piece called “How to Stay Married” in their June 13, 2016 issue. … Continue reading

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Focused on Blessings

  Every single marriage will fall upon hard times, challenging times, tiresome times.  The tyranny of the tasks of life and the world around suddenly invades your happy little nest, and before you know it you’re thinking (saying?) hateful things … Continue reading

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Adult Children of Difficult Parents

  Mom. Dad.  Mother.  Father.  Mommy.  Daddy. These names can evoke a myriad of feelings for most of us.  Love.  Warmth.  Caring.  Affection.  Fear.  Sadness.  Anger.  Yet more times than not, it seems that at least one of these names … Continue reading

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