Tag Archives: Peace

The World is Cold

I cannot grasp the chaos that struck a Texas church earlier this week. The news tightened around my throat like a vice as I stared at the headline. The words, “God, not again,” slipped out. While I sat in a … Continue reading

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Beauty in a Fallen Leaf

I have seen death’s merciless determination three times in my life. The first was when it chased after my best friend’s mom, then it went after my Grandma, and finally it took my first child, whose face I never saw. … Continue reading

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A Lesson in the Leaves

My son and I went on a Fall walk today and tried to find as many of God’s colors in the leaves as we could. Every leaf a different shape, a different color. Some turn from the outside in and … Continue reading

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Choose Peace

When it comes to the safety of my children, there are two dangers that I’m a bit of a freak about: choking and drowning. My two-year old gets so tired of me telling him to chew his food completely and … Continue reading

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The Day God Answered my Prayers with my Worst Fear

In the Bible, God tells us to fear nothing 466 times.  In the Bible’s 66 books and 31,102 verses, fear not is God’s most frequent command to His children. In the first chapter of Joshua, the words “be strong and … Continue reading

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A Moment of Rescue

Feeling lonely and forsaken, and so desperate for you to awaken. For you are my reminder of good things when only evil the world brings. Finally, I hear you cry out in the night, pleading for me to hold you … Continue reading

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My Questions for a Non-Believer

When happiness overflows, And laughter smothers sadder things, Who is your Savior?   When you lie awake at night, scared to death of morning –the lightening of the horizon mocks as it promises daylight, Who offers you comfort?   When … Continue reading

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