A cup of coffee? How comfortable your bed is? Your list of things to do? Every decision and step we take each day is driven by something—a growling stomach, a sense of responsibility, a desire for success. Your day is determined by one of two driving forces—your flesh or your spirit. To let the flesh control you. The flesh is loud and demanding. It may not seem like it, but you have control over what controls you.
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During all the terrible winter which followed, his energy and spirit never failed him. To the translation and interpretation of the Scriptures men might bring a fallible judgment, but this would be assisted by the direct action of the Spirit of God in proportion to their faith. It pained Dean to see her 30 pounds thinner, wearing an ill fitting wig in place of her waist-length ebony hair, but her indomitable spirit continued to leave him in awe. They claimed to have done so in the spirit of good will and a desire to protect the privacy of the tipster. No woman had given birth in many sun-cycles, because the planet's spirit was severed without the dhjan and the nishani. I love your spirit and your strength and that look you give me when I say stupid shit. Under the Restoration he became a peer of France, but protested against the reactionary spirit of the government, and remained in opposition. It is the same spirit that makes people fanatical about a certain sports team, regardless of the players or the score. From owing to the gradual spread of the sceptical spirit and the teaching of Voltaire more tolerant views prevailed.
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To save this word, you'll need to log in. Froude b : the feeling, quality, or disposition characterizing something undertaken in a spirit of fun 7 : a lively or brisk quality in a person or a person's actions 8 : a person having a character or disposition of a specified nature 9 : a mental disposition characterized by firmness or assertiveness denied the charge with spirit 10 a : distillate sense 1 : such as 1 : the liquid containing ethanol and water that is distilled from an alcoholic liquid or mash — often used in plural 2 : any of various volatile liquids obtained by distillation or cracking as of petroleum, shale, or wood — often used in plural b : a usually volatile organic solvent such as an alcohol, ester, or hydrocarbon 11 a : prevailing tone or tendency spirit of the age b : general intent or real meaning spirit of the law 12 : an alcoholic solution of a volatile substance spirit of camphor 13 : enthusiastic loyalty school spirit 14 capitalized , Christian Science : god sense 1b spirit. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'spirit. Send us feedback.
For Will Jimeno, that tragic day represents a defining moment in his Christian faith. Jimeno, McLoughlin, and three other officers entered Tower 1 to rescue civilians. But when they got inside, the building collapsed. McLoughlin and Jimeno were pinned under large blocks of concrete rubble and twisted steel.