God’s peace Archive

The Beauty of Surrender: the Satisfied Life

Think about a time you were most satisfied. Something important to you made you feel content or happy. We live for the thing that is important to us, yet
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What am I Depending on to be Satisfied?

What are you depending on? My conversations with others (and in my own head) of late have included this question. Or, I could say it this way, “What am
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Decisions, Decisions: How to decide?

Making a decision can often feel weighty, kind of like the scene towards the end of the movie, The Last Crusade, when Indian Jones must decide which cup is
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30.30.30. Day 12: Burden Bearer and Rest Giver

30.30.30. Day 12   The Passage: Matthew 11:25-30 25 At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things
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Is there a Secret to Contentment?

(Continuing the theme: “Things that can trip us up.”) Stacy was really smart– so smart she met with the teacher one-on-one. That was a challenge for me, who really wanted
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Trust for my Overwhelmed Heart

Overwhelmed. I did a poll this week and found, “10 out of 12 people” feel overwhelmed right now. Ok, there were only 12 people in the room, and it wasn’t a
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Rippling Grace to a Graceless World

The news continually brings the world’s burdens right to my hands as my fingers tap from story to story. I can go from extremes in my emotions from wanting
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Is the Effortless Life really what I want?

I love it when things are supposed to be effortless. Well, at least they look effortless– a sort of “laid-back,” easy-going, casual, “I took no time to do this
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The Surprise of Christmas

  It is easy to be surprised by how quickly Christmas seems to creep up. I am not sure why this is, since we are reminded about it daily
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The Peace We Sing at Christmas

Peace. Whether as a sentiment in a card or sung at the mall, it adorns the season- like so many other ornaments of the holidays. I don’t really think
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