Tag Archives: Gentleness

Be Reconciled To God

“So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. 17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come:[a] The old has gone, the new is … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life According To The Spirit

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh[a]; rather, serve one another humbly in love. 14 For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[b] 15 If you … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

God’s Grace

The Word of God tells us about God’s grace in many passages.  Here are a few to reflect upon and give thanks to God for His mercy and grace… “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be Humble

This is Holy Week…a time to reflect clearly on what Jesus truly did for you, to save you.  He entered the city of Jerusalem to cheers and the waving of palms…and days later He left the city, beaten, bloody and … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fruit Of The Spirit

Even though we all know about the common thing that is impacting everyone in the world, there are still battles everyone is fighting that we don’t know about.  The impact of a pandemic goes far beyond are you sick or … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Compassion

Care…concern…gentleness…tenderness…kindness…mercy…understanding…love.  God is compassionate.  If we would choose compassion over self-centered behavior more often it would make such a big difference in this world.  An act of compassion doesn’t have to be recorded and go viral to be meaningful…one act … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Self-Awareness

This is defined as knowledge of one’s own feelings, motives and desires.  If we are able to understand more about ourselves, we can become more confident in our values and purpose.  Being more self-aware will also improve our relationships and … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be Patient

Why all the rushing around?  The hurry up, the plow through, the I have to finish this so I can rush off to that…and on and on it goes.  No wonder we are lost…we don’t even take time to acknowledge … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Fruit Of The Spirit

When we come to Christ and seek Him, we are renewed.  The Holy Spirit within us encourages us to live by the Fruit of the Spirit more and more and to leave the evil, anger, hatred and darkness behind.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Developing Who We Are

The faith journey takes us on a road of self-awareness and growth.  As we read God’s Word and the teachings of Jesus, we hear messages about our attitudes, our behaviors, our words and our actions.  These are all things that … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment