Called to Peace

There are some topics that many families choose not to discuss when they have family gatherings because the gathering can become as explosive as an erupting volcano. They did not wake up one day and decide to make a list, but past experiences made the creation of the list necessary. How do we behave in  … Continue reading Called to Peace

God’s Perfect Peace

We have entered the second week of Advent and this week the focus is on peace. We all want and long for peace in our lives, in our community and in our country. When we say peace, what are we talking about? The dictionary tells us that peace is the freedom from civil disorder, the … Continue reading God’s Perfect Peace

Peace: When Billows Roll

Just about everything and every activity has a story. If you reflect on how you met your spouse, there is a story; the house you purchased, there is a story; the job where you work, there is a story. There is a story even for what you had for dinner tonight. So the story behind … Continue reading Peace: When Billows Roll

Under His Wings

When I was a child, we attended church. There were many things I enjoyed there. I had friends. We attended some of the same activities and we had a lot of fun. When I was a young  teen, I was also a member of the Junior Choir.  One of the things I didn’t like about … Continue reading Under His Wings

Strength and Peace

So many times we find ourselves in situations that test our ability to cope. We are overwhelmed and have no idea what the next step is. The things that were important seem trivial as we face the issues that have crept into our lives and have threatened to destroy our peace of mind. When we … Continue reading Strength and Peace

The Source of Our Peace

There are many people today who are afraid. The world has become a dangerous place. Gone are the days where people leave their doors unlocked and go to bed. We keep our children close and teach them to be afraid of everyone. We are concerned about our parents because this current generation has no respect … Continue reading The Source of Our Peace

Strength in God

Have you ever had a situation that seemed to drain the life out of you? You don’t know what to do and where to turn. Every option that is available to you has a problem and you feel like you can't take another step. It's good to know in those times that we can call … Continue reading Strength in God

Let God be God

We live in a world where so many people have issues with anxiety. The dictionary defines anxiety as an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future. We are worried about our safety’; we are worried about our future and the future of our family members. … Continue reading Let God be God

Fix Your Thoughts on Him

There are many stories about the good, old days. The days when you could buy groceries for twenty dollars and you would need someone to help to take your purchases home if you did not have a car;  stories about children playing in the yard without fear. Nowadays, if you spend twenty dollars in the … Continue reading Fix Your Thoughts on Him

Grace and Peace

Grace to you and peace [inner calm and spiritual well-being] from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:2 AMP. There are people who claim that they had a life changing experience. So the people around them look for evidence of change and see nothing. They behave the same way; they say the … Continue reading Grace and Peace