Gentleness is not only a fruit of the Spirit, but it is also the state of possessing a kind, amiable, mild-tempered nature. When expressing gentleness, one judges conscience by reason, rather than by passion. A gentle person prudently forms judgments logically, rather than impulsively. To express gentleness, we must articulate our points in a respectful, gentle tone. We must use our reason to assess actions, while at the same time holding our emotions at bay. By applying all of these attributes, we become more Christ-like.
True gentleness cannot be professed externally without possessing the internal virtue, for to do Continue reading