let’s help our nation turn back in the right direction by, first, turning ourselves….
Why do so many relationships fall apart? Because we fail to practice the essential principles of Christ’s teachings.
I’m thinking about how blessed we are to have enjoyed family over the past few weeks, and how we pay that sense of blessing forward by living – day to day – grateful lives.
It’s too easy to become complacent and remain wedded to “the way we’ve always experienced/done/understood…” But God’s love is not only new every morning, it’s radically transformative. We too readily resist God’s ongoing work in and through us.
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.
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. –… Read More ›
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.
once we get things in perspective – the Christmas Point of View – then we’re going to enjoy it, and enjoy each other, to the extent that the real reason Jesus came will change us, just enough for peace to break out for a season.