GOODNESS

Galatians 5:22-23  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. When you were little, I’m sure at some point you were instructed by your parent to be “good”.  But what did that mean?  Don’t...

KINDNESS

Galatians 5:22-23 — But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.” Next on our fruit tree is the fruit of kindness. The word kindness in the original New Testament Greek means...

PRACTICING PRACTICAL PATIENCE

Galatians 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.” Patience comes from the Latin word… that translates as suffering, endurance, submission. The dictionary...

PEACE

Cultivating peace in everyday living … How’s that working for you? I think it’s fair to estimate that this is one fruit everyone wants in their lives. From pilgrimages to prayers to meditation and personal retreats, thousands spend untold time, money and energy...

JOY

Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control… In our last blog post we discussed the fruit of LOVE. Today let’s look at the fruit of JOY. I have often read that happiness is...

The Fruit Salad of Life: LOVE

Galatians 5:22-23  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control… As a Christian life coach, many of my clients seek to incorporate their faith and values into both long-term goals/plans and in...