True Peace

God’s peace is not the world’s peace, it is a true peace versus a fake peace. The peace of God lives for the covenant, the peace of the world lives for the transaction. Peace pretenders grip competition. Peacekeepers embrace cooperation. They remain calm in adversity, resigned to justice with mercy. Peace pretenders make up opposition.Continue reading “True Peace”

Freedom

I have truth on good authority; but, it’s relative and incomplete and it cannot be tethered or bought. Truth’s way is lit by obedience. To obey creates peace and accord and basks me in gentle Love’s soft Light. I’m careful to nurture this virtue. Obedience begets harmony; disobedience ends in discord. Obedience is freedom’s fulcrum,Continue reading “Freedom”

Better Angels of Our Nature

the delusion of ownership can cripple receiving and sharing is empowering Who? kindness and gentleness with each other as we walk hand-in-hand and shoulder-to-shoulder What? spiritual gifts are not accumulated   possession is zero tenths of the New law When? preparation is always in all ways believing my opportunity will come Why? to have everlastingContinue reading “Better Angels of Our Nature”

Helper (Psalm 72)

Endow our leaders with your justice, O God,    our children with your righteousness. Judge your people in righteousness, and    give the weak and vulnerable justice. Bestow on us the majesty of the mountains,    and the fruition of the orchards. Defend the sick and wounded, and    help our needy children Her radianceContinue reading “Helper (Psalm 72)”