What is Peace and How Can We Find it?

The sea in my featured photo looks so tranquil and peaceful, doesn’t it? It was – on that particular day, but the very next day the waves were crashing over the sea wall. The sea, like our lives, is prone to storms. We’d all love a peaceful, storm-free life wouldn’t we? It would be lovely […]

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Peace, In EVERY Imaginable Circumstance

A Very Real Problem  “O Lord, I have so many enemies; so many are against me. So many are saying, “God will never rescue him!” (Psalm 3:1-2 NLT) Can you imagine the desperate emotional pain of being hunted down by your own child who is seeking to murder you? It sounds like the plot of […]

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Peace is a Person, not a feeling

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” Psalm 46:10 BeStill We could all do with some peace in the chaos of our world, couldn’t we? Psalm 46:10 commands: “Be still and know that I am God.” To most people, to be […]

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Perfect Peace (even in chaos)

“You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!” Isaiah‬ ‭26:3‬ ‭(NLT‬‬) I don’t know if it’s just me, but I’ve noticed a trend recently in a lot of TV programmes, to have a kind of droning foreground ‘music’ that almost drowns out the dialogue. Turning […]

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Wishes vs. True Hope

One morning in Spring, David and I were out for a walk with the dogs, in the lane near our house. As usual, while we walked I was keeping an eye open for something interesting to photograph. A dandelion at my feet caught my attention. The ground is always covered in them, but this one […]

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True Peace

Close your eyes for a moment and visualise the most peaceful scene you can imagine. Is it beside a perfectly still lake, with wildflowers growing along the banks and sweet little birds singing somewhere in the trees? Or is it high up in the mountains, breathing in fresh, clean air? Those are the ways most […]

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