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The Spiritual Fruit of Gentleness

Recently, my 2-year-old nephew met his 6-week-old cousin for the first time. He spent the entire afternoon trying to ‘share’ all his toys with the baby, which entailed delightedly shoving each toy in his cousin’s little face so he might best appreciate each and every one. I, on the other hand, spent the entire afternoon repeatedly calling out, ‘Matthew, you need to be gentle with the baby. Be gentle!’

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