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”

Blessedness (Psalm 1)

Blessed is the person who attends to companions, or follows the way of collaborators, or joins the ecstasy of grace.   The faithful delight in our covenant with God, and meditate on Her wisdom day and night.   The hopeful are like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season,Continue reading “Blessedness (Psalm 1)”

The Beatitudes

Blessed are the weary, for they will have rest.   Blessed are the builders of bridges, for they will be received.   Blessed are the stewards, for they will be sated.   Blessed are the givers, for they will be forgiven.   Blessed are the searchers, for they will be found.   Blessed are theContinue reading “The Beatitudes”

The Beatitudes

Blessed are the weary, for they will have rest.   Blessed are the kind, for they will be received.   Blessed are the stewards, for they will be sated.   Blessed are the givers, for they will be forgiven.   Blessed are the searchers, for they will be found.   Blessed are the listeners, forContinue reading “The Beatitudes”