Category Archives: One Word

“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to … Continue reading

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Abide

Interesting twist on my One Word, “fruit”, and on me trying to eat more of it: someone who cannot eat fruit these days. That is sad for a few reasons, not least of which is the fact that this is … Continue reading

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Hope & Suffering

You would think Hope doesn’t have much to do with “fruit” (my One Word), and the verse I’m choosing this month–somewhere titled “Work and Endurance How-to”–doesn’t have much to do with Hope. Which is why you need to “stay tuned”. … Continue reading

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fruit, fruit, fruit

What I memorized last month was “But I say, if you walk by the Spirit, you will not gratify the desires of the flesh… [skip a bunch of verses].. If we live by the Spirit, we should also keep in … Continue reading

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look and look and look

My verse for last month was: “But how can people call for help, if they don’t know who to trust? And how can they know who to trust, if they haven’t heard of the One who can be trusted? And … Continue reading

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New things

It’s always exciting and fun to try something new. I mean like, changing your lifestyle, saying something like “from now on…”. Reducing our use of plastic has meant several exciting changes: buying bakery bread (for toast) that is in a … Continue reading

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fruit of the light

So far, so good, as far as eating more fruit this year! Once a week, there’s a big job of cutting the shell off of the pineapple, and off the cantaloupe, washing the grapes, and shredding up the cabbage, or … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

First of all, the “winners” for December’s “less”: less microscope, more telescope; less shadow, more body; less dagger, more sceptre. Done! Last year’s One Word (“less”), was put to use more than any previous year–my chart shows 355 entries, so … Continue reading

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Letter Time!

It’s really quite amazing how quickly the Christmas Letter gets done these days. We remember when you had to start thinking about it weeks ahead of time! At the very beginning, we even had to leave time for taking it … Continue reading

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less less less!

Getting tired of this by this 10th time (and 298 daily lines in the chart!), but as I said elsewhere, no point in giving up now, when there are only two months left! In fact, I’ve enjoyed skimming over the … Continue reading

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