Sweet, Loving, Gentle, Kind… and Naive

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Sweet and loving…
gentle and kind…
some of the “fruits”…
we should desire to find.
For fruits of the spirit…
is what we should all seek…
with no more anger or abuse…
with acts or words we speak.
And seek wisdom with discernment…
to discern those who deceive…
for many are innocently naive…
and those who lie they believe. Continue reading

Patience– Or Lack Thereof

Patience is a virtue…
and lack thereof is not.
But when we’re in a hurry…
patience is often forgot.
Like when we are rushing…
to get to an appointment as planned…
then fuss about slow drivers…
that we impatiently have to withstand. Continue reading

HE LIFTS US UP: A TREE!! ME?? What kind of tree are we?? (Luke 6:43-45)

Remember, a good tree produces good fruit. We each need to evaluate what kind of fruit we produce…good or bad, positive or negative… for a good tree does not produce bad fruit! Consider this when evaluating others for we do not know what lies in their heart but it is evidenced by their “fruit”.

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Almost sounds like a Dr. Seuss comment…. However, I want to re-emphasize that many people walk around who pretend to be the sweetest, kindest person– until they are behind closed doors or possibly think that their behavior is not being observed by others. None of us are to judge. But, we can use wisdom and knowledge to discern truth from non-truth.

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Has He changed??… His “FRUIT” reveals the truth! (Gal.5:22-23)

Recently, someone that I care about has been a victim of domestic violence….again! The same statement has been repeated again and again, “He has changed! It won’t happen again.” Unfortunately, many times, it does. The violence repeats itself as victims want to believe these words. I had said this and fallen into this trap myself… until the truth was revealed to me. So, how do you know if someone has really changed? Continue reading