Kindness

What a powerful protector Kindness is for all of us.  Every time I tap into this Fruit of the Spirit either by doing or receiving, I feel strong, sure and safe.  Wonderful stuff, and the bonus is how the experience of Kindness continues to protect us long after the act of Kindness has come and …

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OH – IO

Growing up in Maine, I struggled to memorize all the names and capitals of the 50 states.  I used to get especially confused by the Midwest that started west of Pennsylvania.  I called them the "O - I states out in the middle".  When I moved to Ohio, people regularly thought I was from Canada, …

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Peace

Peace. Love. Dove.  We were raised on it, sang about it, learned to make the peace sign, pray for peace, demand peace and quiet, ask for just a few moments of peace. I imagine that most of us define peace as absence of war............or maybe we believe peace is quiet............or an absence of conflict.  For …

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Joy

May - Love. Writing that one was like paddling down a gentle river, easy and peaceful. June - Joy.  Number two on the Fruits of the Spirit list.   I honestly thought this one would be pretty easy too.......... The first thing that came to mind while pondering this post is that we all have moments that no one …

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