Dave Caswell (Arkansas, USA)
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The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. - Galatians 5:22–23 (NRSV)
On one of those days when there was too much to do and too little time to do it, I rushed to the fast-food counter and was greeted by an angry, “What do you want?” After placing my order, I realized that God was giving me an opportunity to grow....
Today, I will look for ways to show the fruit of the Spirit to those around me.
Respond by posting a prayer.
I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”