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Your Family—the Holy Spirit’s Greenhouse

It’s where the fruit of the Spirit is meant to grow.

By: Bert Ghezzi

Every summer my Aunt Minnie planted a big garden and enlisted me to help water and weed it. As soon as the ground defrosted in western Pennsylvania, she scattered seeds that would yield beans, lettuce, pumpkins, and other vegetables. As summer approached, Aunt Minnie put in her tomatoes.

These were my favorite because they were the raw materials for the luscious marinara sauce she served with her homemade ravioli. To...

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