Peace is something that I really struggle with. Recently I was diagnosed with anxiety, even though I’ve pretty much known for a while. I am also a control freak; I like things to be done a certain way and in a certain amount of time. This isn’t new, either. My dad has called me a…

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You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in You. ~ Isaiah 26:3 The dictionary.com definition of peace is “freedom of the mind from annoyance, distraction, anxiety, an obsession; tranquility; serenity.”  Rewind to 2010 and my life was anything but peaceful.  My mind was distracted.  My life was chaotic.  My marriage…

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When Jen gave us the topic of peace for the month of December, you can probably imagine that a self-ascribed Christmas nut such as myself would be humming all about: Sleep(ing) in heavenly peace Peace on the Earth, good will toward men Pray(ing) for peace, people everywhere Let(ting) there be peace on earth (and letting…

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When I hear the word “peace” the voice of Linus from A Charlie Brown Christmas starts in my head. I’m 55 and I still remember a cartoon kid reciting seven small verses from Luke 2 ending with “…and on earth peace, good will toward men.” I was nine years old when that TV special was…

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