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Day 25: Fruitfulness

When it comes to interpersonal relationships, I have learned that people can fake the fruit of the spirit. For a time. People can fake being joyful, peaceful, patient, kind, good, faithful, gentle, and self-controlled. For a time. So can I. But that’s not the Spirit. We learned from being indwelled by God himself – He… Continue reading Day 25: Fruitfulness

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Day 24: Parts of marriage

I’ve been told since long before marriage was even something in my young brain that a husband is the head of the wife. This meant very little to me growing up. I’d get pictures of my dad’s head on my mom’s body and giggle. It was weird and goofy, but something I just accepted. Until… Continue reading Day 24: Parts of marriage

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Day 23: Gifts of the spirit

“the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” Have you ever wanted a personal trainer? I have. Stop laughing. I really have. There are times when I think of course I would… Continue reading Day 23: Gifts of the spirit

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Day 22: Pray for your marriage

My husband is a pastor. This makes him a professional pray-er, right? Well, yes and no. The perception is that pastors are “more” spiritual than the rest of us lowly lay people and that they have some special connectedness that your average christian doesn’t have. Obviously, this isn’t true. But sometimes people still have the… Continue reading Day 22: Pray for your marriage

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Day 21: Pray for your husband

My husband likes warrior movies. He’s a dude. But I like them too. Maybe I wouldn’t list two warrior movies in my top 5 (Gladiator and Braveheart) but I do have Empire Strikes Back and Blazing Saddles, so maybe I’m more of a dude than I may appear. My husband is a warrior. I wish… Continue reading Day 21: Pray for your husband