Give Peace A Chance

Give peace a chance. ~J.Lennon, philosopher and maybe a singer (?) Peace is a funny thing. It’s talked of in many ways by the wise of this world. In the midst of this holiday season, it is revered as if it is something ethereal, something Godly, unattainable. Headlines scream daily of the un-peace that pervades…

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Peace is a Phone Call to Your Brother

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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Peace in the Midst of a Life Storm

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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Jesus Came To Bring Us Peace – Or Did He?

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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