Tag Archives: fruit of the Spirit

Patience

A man’s car stalled in heavy traffic just as the light turned green. All his efforts to start the engine failed, and a chorus of honking behind him made matters worse. He finally got out of his car and walked … Continue reading

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Cruise Control

On a recent cruise to the Caribbean, I saw a couple of different people wearing a T-shirt with this message—I HAVE NO CRUISE CONTROL, IT’S LIKE THEY JUST BOOK THEMSELVES! Those who enjoy cruises and have been on several of them appreciate … Continue reading

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Out of Control

On Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6:00am, Amtrak passenger train 501 left Seattle, Washington on its way to Portland, Oregon. About 18 miles south of Tacoma, something went terribly wrong. The train jumped the tracks and most of its cars plunged … Continue reading

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In Control

Laura Smith writes: “Our young daughter was learning the fruit of the Spirit, so I asked her to recite them to me. ‘Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and remote control!’” You have to appreciate the young girl’s … Continue reading

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Expecting Fruit

I recently attended an outdoor wedding that took place in a vineyard. The setting was beautiful, and the weather cooperated. It was a very nice ceremony. At the reception, someone mentioned that they had checked the vines and found that … Continue reading

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Works Every Time

The keyless entry feature for my car stopped working a few weeks ago. This wasn’t too surprising, since my car is 17 years old. Nevertheless, I continued to try the keyless entry every time I approached my car to unlock it. Then, after … Continue reading

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Sounding Off

Several years ago, I clocked out at my second shift factory job at about 11:30pm. On the way home, I pulled up to a red light and stopped behind a car that had several people in it. I recognized them … Continue reading

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In Control

A mother was teaching her young daughter the fruit of the Spirit, from Galatians 5:22-23. When she thought she had the list memorized, she recited it for her mother: “Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and remote control!” … Continue reading

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Lesson in Patience

A young woman’s car stalled at a stoplight. She tried to get it started, but nothing would happen. The light turned green, and there she sat, angry and embarrassed, holding up traffic. The car behind her could have gone around, … Continue reading

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Properly Labeled

A recent study suggests that many supplements supposedly containing herbs or other ingredients that allegedly promote health and well-being actually contain little or none of these ingredients. It seems that many of these products are little more than cheap fillers … Continue reading

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