Tag: Peace

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”

Tune Your Heart

Do you ever feel like God is nudging you? I am convinced that God nudges each of us often. Yet if we allow life to keep us too distracted, we might miss many of the things God tries to tell us. Some of God’s… Continue Reading “Tune Your Heart”

The Promise of a Savior

The world around appears darkWearing despair like a coatBut the promised Savior is on the wayWe cannot afford to lose Hope He brings what we are seekingDeath will meet defeatWe can finally breathe easyHe ushers in beloved Peace The world rejoices at the newsBorn… Continue Reading “The Promise of a Savior”

A Christmas Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, we humbly come before You with full hearts this Christmas. While this year has been difficult for each of us and the entire world, we are still grateful. The birth of Jesus, the gift of Your Son, brings everything into perspective.… Continue Reading “A Christmas Prayer”