They lay heavy on my heart. Knowing that they come from a manifestation of God’s Holiness within us – in our belonging.
As I have meditated on each one in a personal way, I draw closer, listening, abiding indwelling – God’s very presence.
Knowing him intimately as my creator, Father; I lean in and trust.
Putting into words what each fruit means to me. I made it into poster form in my pages app, although I was unable to export it as a poster, probably due to size. So I made it into photos. I feel like a techno underachiever.
In abiding we manifest Christ.
Not abiding we either falter or we are not – the truth is revealed.
It is a struggle of two nature as Paul speaks of in Romans 7.
Galatians three challenges us to ABIDE.
Meditate and humbly receive – be STRENGTHENED from within
Galatians 5:24-26 NLT
 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and desires of their sinful nature to his cross and crucified them there.  Since we are living by the Spirit, let us follow the Spirit’s leading in every part of our lives.  Let us not become conceited, or provoke one another, or be jealous of one another. …