Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

Fruit of the Spirit Joy Is wanting joy in our life selfish?  I’ve heard this many times and always thought it was strange.  Why do we question the fact that God wants us to find joy and hold it in our hearts? Maybe because so many people are finding “joy” in ungodly things.  Things of this world, not of God.  There are a ton of ways we can “find joy” or think we have that goes against every thing God {Read More}

Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness

Fruit of the Spirit Gentleness Gentleness.  This is not something that comes naturally to me.  It is also not something that I gave much thought to before I had kids.  Sad right?!  I mean we should all think about how our actions are affecting others – are we being gentle with them? I was always the mouth.  I always had the quick come back or under the breath remark.  Okay, full disclosure, I still really struggle with giving a gentle {Read More}