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Scripture:  I have told you this so that you will be filled with my joy. Yes, your cup of joy will overflow!  John 15:11 Comment: God wants us to have joy. After a difficult winter, weather wise, we’re delighted to see the evenings becoming lighter, crocuses peaking out and the frogs are getting rather busy in our pond (!). All...

Scripture Now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. Corinthians 13:13. Comment A journalist who described herself as a ‘fully paid-up feminist’ recently wrote … ”A few days ago, I ironed all my husband’s shirts in a marathon session, just for the palpable frisson of knowing how happy it would make him not...

Scripture:  Love does not give up. Love is kind. Love is not jealous. Love does not put itself up as being important. Love has no pride. Love does not do the wrong thing. Love never thinks of itself. Love does not get angry. Love does not remember the suffering that comes from being hurt by someone. Love is not happy...

Scripture Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 Comment We often think about the need for forgiveness when there’s been a significant conflict and of course it’s vital to forgive in those circumstances so we can reconnect and restore closeness. However, I’ve found that it’s also important to forgive for all those...