Gentleness is the character that will show calmness, personal care, tenderness and the Love of Christ in meeting the needs of others.
Faithfulness is the "gluing" fruit that will preserve our faith and the other characters of the Spirit and identify God's will so we can be dependable and trusting to God and others.
Goodness is the engagement of love! It displays integrity, honesty and compassion to others and allows us to do the right thing.
Kindness is the medium through which Christ's love becomes tangible through us. It is practicing benevolence and a loving attitude towards others.
Patience is showing tolerance and fortitude toward others, even accepting difficult situations from them, and God, without making demands or conditions.
Peace is surrendering and yielding ourselves to the Lord to be in His control, for He is our ultimate peace!
Love will enable us to appreciate our brothers and sisters in the Lord, and, of course, our family and others around us.
Joy will allow us to enjoy my relationship with Christ, His creation, others, and our circumstances with an expression of delight and real, authentic happiness from and with harmony with God and others.
The Fruit of the Spirit is God's love and work in us, the love of Christ flowing in through His Holy Spirit in and out of us! All because we have a personal relationship with Christ, we have God's living presence in us, living in us. The result is we have the ability to reflect His Fruit and character.
The realization of how much we have been forgiven by Christ.