A Spirit of Gentleness

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“Brothers and sisters, if a person is caught doing something wrong, you who are spiritual should restore someone like this with a spirit of gentleness (Gal. 6:1, CEB, emphasis mine).

Hm… a spirit of gentleness. What does that look like? A couple inspirations about this today:

1) Holy Spirit wants us to apply this in our treatment of our own selves. Being gentle with ourselves? That’s challenging! Oh, it’s ever so easy to be harsh with oneself, isn’t it? This morning, I found myself starting to self-reproach for not “handling” this tough season as perfectly as I would like to. Holy Spirit checked me on this. He said that I need to be kind and gentle in the way I talk to myself about it.

Same for you, my dearly loved friend. He wants you to be kind to yourself too. If you feel Continue reading A Spirit of Gentleness