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The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,gentleness and self-control. - Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV)

On a recent trip to the garden center, I was hoping to select a flowering plant that would continue to produce beautiful blossoms throughout the entire summer. The clerk told me to be sure to pick off the faded blossoms. That way the plant’s energy would go into producing new...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to learn from all of your creation how to spread the gospel message of peace, joy, and love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Galatians 5:16-25

Thought for the Day

What everyday tasks can teach me the ways of God?

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