The Fruit of the Spirit is a common lesson in Sunday School and religion classes. Children sing the catchy little song, recite the fruits in order, and then ask if "kindness" is available in a fruit cup they can put in their lunch bag.
Spring is here, and so is the Everyday Faith Calendar for April!
The Book of Proverbs is known for its wise sayings about faith and life here on earth. We get nuggets of wisdom like Proverbs 1:7, where we’re instructed on the difference between those who fear the Lord and those who don’t:
Growing up as the oldest of six children, I can remember many occasions where my dad would start a family devotion at the dinner table only to have it interrupted by someone spilling milk, touching the person sitting next to them, needing to get up and go to the bathroom at that exact moment—you get the idea. The important part of that memory is that I saw my parents prioritize time together as a family in God’s Word, even when it was messy and difficult.