Have you ever been in the midst of a horrible storm and had an unexplainable Peace, knowing - All Will Be Well? We are all probably familiar with the story where Jesus speaks to the wind and waves and calmed the storm. I have often thought about Peter and the disciples out in that small fishing … Continue reading Peace! Be Still.
Al Jarreau sings a song titled, “You Don’t See Me.” The first few lines are, “You don’t see me when I’m trying to do right, maybe you can see me now.” Those lines come to mind when I see rioting and burning buildings. I once thought that didn’t make sense. The people whose stores were … Continue reading Peace Like a River
If only my heart wasn’t hurting. “Give me peace, Lord,” I pray. I hear a sweet, sympathetic, calming voice, “Oh my child. The Power is in the hurt. There is where the peace is found.” Suddenly I’m experiencing a scene with Yoda in an episode of Star Wars and I’m feeling very Luke-like, “huh?” When … Continue reading Peace, Be Still
What is peace? The Prince of Peace showed me early on that I have no reason to be afraid or have a troubled heart, but that it's really about the absence of something we consider unpleasant. The peace that passes all understanding….well, let’s just say it took me a while to grasp it. Two hours … Continue reading Peace: The Parting Gift
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27 For whatever reason-God allowed cancer to enter my body. I don’t know why. Honestly I didn’t ask. Cancer was not even … Continue reading Blessed with Peace
This semester we will be writing on words of the Spirit each week and will begin each week with a Word & Worship inspired by the Word of the Week. We hope you join us each day and enjoy the messages God has laid upon our hearts to share with you. This week's word is … Continue reading Word & Worship – Prince of Peace
I am the oldest of three girls, and growing up there was a considerable bit of ya-ya going on. But not around my Dad! He wouldn't listen to it. If we insisted on arguing, he would almost instigate a "king-of-the-hill" type challenge, prompting "Are you going to let her treat you like that?" And for a few … Continue reading Mercy Me