Tag: Peace

Seeking Jesus

In the book of Luke, there is a story about a man named Zacchaeus. It might be easy to quickly read this story and move on. But I think if we spend some time here, we might discover some key takeaways for our own… Continue Reading “Seeking Jesus”

Finding Peace on the Waves

Some days might feelLike we are on the wavesTossed around in a boatLooking for a hand to save Splash after splashWe get soakedWe can’t catch our breathWith no anchor of hope Our muscles are weakFrom moving the oarsWe’re getting nowhereFrom an endless chore Walking… Continue Reading “Finding Peace on the Waves”

Halfway Through the Gratitude Challenge

If you have been following along for the past few weeks and decided to join in on the Gratitude Challenge which started on September 21, then you might be happy to know if that we are halfway there! Today is day 50 of 100… Continue Reading “Halfway Through the Gratitude Challenge”

Grateful for the Presence of God

Any time of day or nightWith the Lord we meetWe find ourselves eagerFor moments so sweet He is ready to receiveThe burdens we liftOur time with GodWhat a precious gift The Spirit greets usAnd we feel peaceWe never wantThe feeling to cease As we… Continue Reading “Grateful for the Presence of God”

Removing Roadblocks on Your Path to Gratitude

We think life should have been differentWe expect things to go a certain wayBut then the circumstances changeAnd we allow this to ruin our days We hold on tightly to our plansAnd this makes us feel distraughtBut in the grand scheme of thingsPerhaps we… Continue Reading “Removing Roadblocks on Your Path to Gratitude”

Grateful for One Thousand Gifts

There are 102 days left in 2021. As is often the case with time, this year has seemed to fly by quickly in some ways, yet also seemed to drag by slowly in other ways. When a year is wrapping up, I wonder if… Continue Reading “Grateful for One Thousand Gifts”

A New Outlook

A couple of weeks ago, in a prior post, I touched on the fact that when we are asked how we are doing, many of us say we are “good” even when it’s not really true. But I can think of two people who… Continue Reading “A New Outlook”

As Far As It Depends On Me

There is a Bible verse that stresses the importance of living at peace with other people. Romans 12:18 says, “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” I love the way this is worded. Often times… Continue Reading “As Far As It Depends On Me”

Navigating Difficult Situations Peacefully

Do you ever feel like a ping pong ball? You go to one side of the table to handle a concern, but you are then slapped to the other side of the table. Back and forth you go, until mercy intercedes and you land… Continue Reading “Navigating Difficult Situations Peacefully”

Held by God

Help me to lay down every distractionShow me where I need to startToo often I let other things crowd You outI want you to be first place in my heart I forget that I already have Your graceI spend my days working for YouBut… Continue Reading “Held by God”