We may have heard the Bible verse: “Blessed are the peace-makers for they shall inherit the earth.” That sounds like quite a rewarding, honorable mission. So peace is a desirable and good quality. But what kind of peace is it that offers such a reward? Inner peace is a home grown commodity; beginning with the … More Which Peace Are We Talking about Here?
During the present times there is anger, pain, frustration, uncertainty, violence, hate, rage, and suspicion of people from different cultures, political parties, and religions. It is difficult to be at peace, find peace, or even make peace. And there are so many more problems in our world, which may amplify all of those emotions. The … More What Is a Peacemaker?
I heard this story in one of my husband’s sermons years ago. I still remember it, but it is in my own words. Many years ago, there was a holy man who traveled through the country side. It was rumored that this wise man had a large precious jewel that was more costly and … More The Holy Man and The Precious Jewel