What Does Peace Look Like? “Let not your hearts be troubled”

"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." - Jesus, John 14:27 - our "Dresden Angel" knows a lot about the kind of peace Jesus offers... When I wrote my Advent devotional book, …

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“I made you; I redeemed you; I called you; you’re mine! Any questions?” – God

When I know that, come what may, I have started my day in intentional communion with Jesus, then it sets a trajectory that is - quite frankly - the only reasonable option we have if we really do want to live as Children of God in the way our Creator intended from the very beginning.

beautiful photography and a refreshed soul

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.     He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters,     he refreshes my soul. - Psalm 23 A walk in the park: Monday morning, our grandson David - the newly minted five-year-old - marched happily into school while the rest of …

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what the world needs now… is the Jesus kind of peace #Nice

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7 NICE - FRANCE: I have to be honest; as an editorialist and a …

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Jesus settles the troubled heart, sometimes by troubling the settled life

So you say you want to experience real peace? To know the peace that passes understanding? To be free from anxiety and stress and self-doubt? Well, follow Jesus! Bust out of the narrow confines of your own carefully managed definition of comfort! Throw yourself in with the Prince of Peace, the Guide to the Great Adventure.