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How to Exemplify the Fruit of the Spirit in Trying Times

  Have you ever gone back to read what you thought you already knew? I have. For roughly a year and a half, I’ve been revisiting previously read books–including certain passages of the Bible. Over the past week, something, likely the Holy Spirit, compelled me to read about the Fruits of the Spirit. I couldn’t remember

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Words Wisely

Lunchtime Meditation: Use Your Words Wisely

  “Do all things without complaining and disputing.” – Philippians 2:14 One weeknight, while I was still in college, I walked into an Attleboro, Massachusetts church. Much like the friends who invited me, the congregation was different than what I was accustomed to. But, the Word of God remained the same. The young person who

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Genuine Love, Practical Goals and Praying with a Plan

It’s February. We’re four days in. When I was younger, time moved by slower than molasses in winter. The closer I get to forty—later this year—time seems to move faster than Superman on a mission to rescue Lois Lane. January flew by. As did the past two years. So much of me thought I’d be

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Integrity: The Value of Being Whole and Undivided

This year, my word is integrity. Over the past few years I’ve selected a word to be my guiding principle for the year.  In 2015, my word was freedom. As I applied walking in freedom to my life I  realized that freedom really isn’t free. Everything comes at a price. So whether I choose to

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