Tag Archives: peace

Replacing anxiety

Anxiety takes the joy out of our lives, replacing it with dread and fear and insecurity.  Jesus says to us, “Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for … Continue reading

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Solidly anchored

“Thou dost keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusts in thee.”                                            Isaiah … Continue reading

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What do you cling to?

Do I cling to a life preserver or to the broken pieces of my sinking boat? Jonah, speaking from experience prayed, “Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs.”     Jonah 2:8  NIV   … Continue reading

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What I learn about trust from my dog.

As Basil rests against me while I scratch him, I think of Psalm 131. “O LORD, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty;  Nor do I involve myself in great matters, or in things too difficult for me. … Continue reading

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I Give You Peace.

In the night, I was thanking God for the wonderful blessing of peace.   This is not something to be expected from the world or our personal circumstances.  It is a wonderful kindness of God to gift us with this blessing. Peace I … Continue reading

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Who is Grateful?

Richard is grateful for the Faithful Shepherd who has patiently led him along in a very happy and fulfilling life.  Discovering a relationship with God, he has moved from a life characterized by worried performance to one of grateful resting. He … Continue reading

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Humility

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