Perfect Peace is a Choice

Every one of us has, or is, or will face a challenge so great, we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to maintain our “sanity” riding out the storm.

Whether it is a financial situation, a relationship, health or some other sudden or growing crisis, our peace hangs in the balance. Truly, our relationship with Christ will be challenged in every way. We’ll discover who we truly trust (ourselves, the doctors, the CPA, friends, or He Who Redeems.)

Beat Up and Lovin It

Have you ever asked a dear Saint, “How are things with you?” and then received the reply of, “Man, I tell you, the devil is really beating us up.”

You ask what is going on, and they continue with a flourish, all the gory details of conflict, crisis and disasters.  “Wow,” you think (and are led to believe) … and in fact, may respond with …. “You must be really doing something right to get beat up like that!”

Wait …