Category Archives: fruit of spirit

Pruning for an Abundant Life


Paradoxically, you get more grapes with fewer vines. How many “vines” are you trying to tend in your life? Continue reading

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How Long, O Lord?


I hope a reader can tell me who this quote belongs to because I love it! When we remind ourselves of God’s promise that “joy comes in the morning” (Psalm 30:5), it’s easy to imagine long, sleepless nights just waiting … Continue reading

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I Never Expected to Have This in Common with Stephen Colbert


Stephen Colbert and I both live in the Southeast and are Christians. I found our unexpected commonality in an interview excerpt on Mockingbird. We both think the Christian life has the same clear distinctive. Here’s my (republished) explanation.  So what are Christians for? I don’t … Continue reading

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