The Holy Spirit is the Lord's precious Grace which only dawns when we truly surrender ourselves and submit to the Will of God.There are nine fruits of the Holy Spirit, which should grow as a result of being indwelt by Him.Extra benefits are reaped!
Stop sending god crap. This makes me sick to my stomach right now. I have been over disciplined and over religioned for too long. I am too long without happiness and comfort. Get the hell away from me.
Lord, please surround my kids with friends and adults who point them toward You, and in ways that complement my own deficits in parenting. I will remember this one day when I have my own kids, but for now I pray this for my nieces and nephew.