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.
Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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