Tag Archives: Galatians 5:22-23

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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Who’s Driving?

The Speed Bump cartoon that appeared in newspapers on February 17, 2016 made a joke about the experimental driverless cars that have been in the news lately. It depicted a couple of cowboys riding along behind the herd. One says … 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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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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The Right Stuff

There has been a dispute lately about what ingredients are necessary to constitute real mayonnaise. Unilever, the maker of Hellmann’s, sued Hampton Creek, the maker of Just Mayo, accusing them of false advertising because its product contains no eggs and … Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

A Pickles cartoon strip had the grandmother asking her husband, “You’re back so soon? I thought you were going out to pull weeds in the garden.” “Yeah, I was,” he answered. “But I forgot something.” “What did you forget, your … Continue reading

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