Life's Fruit

Hello, My Lovely Readers,

So, this week has been seriously interesting.  Everything I thought was going to happen didn’t and everything I didn’t want to happen did.    

It reminded me of Romans 7 when Paul states, “14 We know that the law is spiritual; but I am unspiritual, sold as a slave to sin. 15 I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do …” It was nice to read that Paul was going through my same dilemma, and still he found comfort in understanding that God was merciful, forgiving and ever graceful.  WOW!  That was a relief.

Because you see, my Dear Readers, sometimes we put loads on ourselves that God Himself doesn’t put on us and that is an awful thing.  We walk around defeated and looking at the wrong in our lives, when we should be looking at the right. 

Take the picture of the tree I shared with you this week.  That tree had been through hell and back with Hurricane Irma, yet it was still baring fruit!  It didn’t have leaves, it didn’t have structure and it was still baring fruit!  When I saw that I thought, “Hey, we can do the same.”  We can be strip away from so many things,  yet we can still have, “love, peace, joy, patience, kindness, self-control, goodness, faithfulness, and gentleness.”  In other words we can still have the Fruit of the Spirit living inside us reminding us, “you did wrong, but no worries, Jesus makes all things new.”  We have hope!  And that, my Readers, is an excellent reason to dance, sing, laugh and share our lives with others. 

Life is a journey and in this journey we WILL make mistakes, of that I am 100 percent sure.  But I am also share that the same God who forgave our sins and sent us Jesus is the same one who will restore our souls.  So, be happy.  Share a little smile, give a little shout, dance a little dance and sing a little song and when you can’t do anything else love, because love will take you through this journey and beyond!

Until next week,