Living an ART filled life...“Creativity is a God-given ability to take something ordinary and make it into something special. It is an openness to doing old things new ways…The creative spirit is part of our heritage as children of the One who created all things. And nurturing our creativity is part of our responsibility as stewards of God’s good gifts.” - Emilie Barnes, The Spirit of Loveline

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iPad Journaling through John / with SHE READS TRUTH app

iPad Journaling through John / with SHE READS TRUTH app

Hello Sisters! Today I am beginning the study of John with the SHE READS TRUTH app. I am so thankful for amazing resources like this one…ready for us to dig into God’s Word at the touch of a finger. Thank you Amanda Bible Williams, Raechel […]

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 9 / FAITHFULNESS

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 9 / FAITHFULNESS

She Reads Truth : Fruit of the Spirit Study “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. -Hebrews 11:1 Right away we see 2 amazing PROMISES… -that FAITH is the ASSURANCE  (word, promise, vow) of HOPE -and the […]

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 6 / KINDESS

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 6 / KINDESS

Day 6

To be honest, I’m still prayerfully processing today’s lesson…

Maybe it’s because I need a little more KINDNESS🙂

FruitoftheSpirit/SueCarroll

FruitoftheSpirit/SueCarroll

FruitoftheSpirit/SueCarroll

More later today….

How is your study going? What are you learning? I’d love to hear:)

So…Day 6 part 2.

I love that Hayley points out that Kindess leads us to repentance (Romans 2:4) Kindness has the power to transform our hearts. To change us from the inside out.

Kindness is GREAT for the the receiver, yes…but TRANSFORMING for the GIVER.

The thing that trips us up, is the attitude of our heart…in our fallen “state” we most often DO have …

“what’s in it for me” playing in the background…or a mind set of “let’s rack one up for the nice team.”

BUT, When we are led by the Holy Spirit, the fruit of  kindness will be developed in us as something more than just a deed…it changes the posture of our heart.

Our God isn’t asking us to do something we cannot do. But we can only do it with His help.

I LOVE those moments when I yield to the help of the Holy Spirit as He guides me to extend God’s grace to another. These moments are most often an awakening of sorts…when I realize my mind and my flesh did NOT want to extend grace, but I did it anyway. It is precisely then that I am aware of God’s powerful and loving presence. When I do the thing I would never do on my own…and I am left with…not dread, but PURE (UNEXPECTED) JOY….THAT IS THE REWARD GOD PROMISED.

 

 

 

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 5 / Patience

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 5 / Patience

She Reads Truth ; Fruit of the Spirit Study Today we are studying the FRUIT of PATIENCE. I am finding that there is a deeper root to the problem of impatience. Something more than just being in a hurry to get through the Security line. […]

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 4 / peace

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 4 / peace

She Reads Truth ; Fruit of the Spirit Study Good Morning! For those of you joining me, we’re on day 4! While all the scripture references listed each day are helpful and purposeful throughout this study, I am choosing to focus on just one, using […]

Doodle 101 / no one can steal my joy (Day 3 / Fruit of the Spirit / She reads truth:)

Doodle 101 / no one can steal my joy (Day 3 / Fruit of the Spirit / She reads truth:)

My journaling Doodle from Day 3 of

(SHEREADSTRUTH-FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT STUDY)

Doodle101/ Joy/ Sue Carroll Doodle101/ Joy/ Sue Carroll

Doodle101/ Joy/ Sue Carroll

 

Art journaling can be a great process of “being still.” I like to put on worship music and “steep” in the scripture…listening for the Holy Spirit as He quiets the “noise” in my head…teaching me things I do not know…as I draw and color.  I hope that my little doodles are an aid in that process for you…giving you a “starting point”…as you create your own very personal rememberance of the place where God met with you.

Blessings,

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FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 3

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT / DAY 3

I apologize to all you early morning study gals…(I’m one of “those” too!) I’ve just had one of those exceptionally demanding days, and couldn’t get my notes posted this morning! It is my intention to post my notes first thing:) God’s promise to us is […]


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