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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)

When I was a young girl, my grandmother kept a bowl full of plastic fruit on her coffee table. My sister and I would play a game by taking turns selecting a piece of fruit from the bowl until it was empty. I was always glad when I got to...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, thank you for your patience as we strive to practice the fruit of the Spirit. Help us to persevere, even when we fail. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Galatians 5:22-26

Thought for the Day

Which fruit of the Spirit will I practice today?

Prayer Focus

For perseverance


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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