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Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness , Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control.

“But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” (Galatians‬ ‭5:22-23‬) Last year my Bible study sister gifted me with a towel that lists the 9 fruits of the spirit in Galatians 5:22-23. Although it is a kitchen towel, I placed it on my night stand so that I could look at it before I […]

Life Is Precious…So Make Sure To Be Present In It!

Life is precious and because it is so valuable and precious, we shouldn’t take it for granted. If we take a moment to reflect over our lives, we can admit that life’s participation consists of the completion of our daily task. However, the majority of the time we aren’t fully awaken or present. For many of us, it takes a life changing event of trauma, pain or loss to bring us to an awaken state […]

Spring into the Month of March!

March is the month that welcomes the spring season. We excitedly fill in our March Madness Basketball Brackets. We spring clocks ahead and spring into action by deep cleaning our homes. Basketball, chores and time change is what we have become accustomed to in March but we shouldn’t stop there; we should also consider cleaning up the things within our heart, mind and behavior that are not uplifting or encouraging towards others. A clean home […]

“Love Your Neighbor As Yourself” Matthew 29:39

There is a lot going on in the month of February, like Black History Month which honors black Americans who made significant contributions to the country, their communities and the people they love. American Heart Month is also celebrated in February which focuses on the importance of cardiovascular health; and who could forget February 14th, Valentine’s Day. The day of verbal appreciation, chocolates, flowers, and gifts galore. If February is the month of appreciation, heart […]

New Year Resolutions…Action Required!

How many times have you made New Year resolutions and promises to lose weight, eat healthier, exercise, travel, read more or whatever you wanted to do that improves your overall wellbeing? I am sure we can all raise our hand on that one. The guilt or shame we place on ourselves for verbally confessing our resolutions to self & others and the lack of follow through may cause sadness and/or frustration. If you told yourself […]