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The emotion of great delight caused by something exceptionally good.  Dictionary.com What is the joy of the Holy Spirit like? Maybe it’s like the joy we feel when meeting a new-born baby. Maybe this joy is always inside us and needs to be uncovered. From joy comes humour. Barbara was in a real flap, bustling […]

Twelve fruits of the Holy Spirit (cont’d)

Patience 1 Bearing provocation without complaint, loss of temper etc; quiet, steady perserverance. Dictionary.com  For me, patience is often about waiting for things to happen in God’s time and being able to accept this in good grace. Barbara was a mother of four boys. Barbara prayed hard in her third and final pregnancy for a […]