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How to be Clothed in the Fruit of the Spirit–Part Six: Clothe Yourself in Goodness

So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. Therefore, whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone—especially to those in the family of faith (Galatians 6:9-10).   But the fruit of the Spirit…

How to be Clothed in the Fruit of the Spirit–Part Five: Clothe Yourself in Kindness

Kind words are like honey—sweet to the soul and healthy for the body (Proverbs 16:24). But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such there is no law (Galatians 5:22-23). Welcome to part five of this nine part series. You can click on the links…

Why Being the ‘Perfect Mom’ is Overrated

I’m that mom who has to de-wrinkle the laundry multiple times because I consistently forget about it. I’m that mom who is the walking dead without some form of caffeine. I’m that mom who chronically worries about everything. I’m that mom who is chaotically organized. I’m that mom who is convinced that everything in the…

The Only New Year’s Resolution You Need to Make This Year

What are you wanting to achieve this year? Are you wanting to be healthier by getting a gym membership and eating clean? Are you wanting to go skydiving or bungee jumping because it’s on your bucket list? How about reading the whole bible? Or being more present with your family and friends? Save more money?…

Are You Seeking the Eternal Gift this Christmas?

“What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” –Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it can be easy to get distracted. We get so bent-out-of-shape over buying the perfect gifts for our loved…

How to be Clothed in the Fruit of the Spirit–Part Four: Clothe Yourself in Patience

Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him (Psalm 37:7). But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such there is no law (Galatians 5:22-23). Welcome to part four of this nine part series. You can click on the links below to catch up…

5 Practical Ways to Survive the Holiday Season with a Grieving Heart

Chestnuts roasting, choirs angelically singing, turkeys carved, families gathered. Trees put up, wreathes hung, pumpkins decorated, laughter sprung, and everyone is home . . . well . . . almost. Three years. Three years have passed without my momma cooking Thanksgiving dinner or being in our family Christmas pictures. I long for her to be…

How to be Clothed in the Fruit of the Spirit–Part Three: Clothe Yourself in Peace

“God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.” –C.S. Lewis But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such there is no law (Galatians 5:22-23). Welcome to part three of this nine…