Where is that Peace on Earth?

What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9 Pete Seeger was sort of quoting King Solomon when he sang “A time for peace, I pray it’s not too late!” in the song “Turn turn turn” At the time the song…

Memories and Poems

For followers of this blog you may find this collection of poems and reflections to be a blessing. Included are some of the best liked songs, poems and memories from the last few years on this site as well as some from the past. I pray these will be an encouragement to allow the hands…

Perfect Peace

Isaiah 26:3 You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you When I think of the word “stayed” memories of kite flying come to mind. After a few battles in getting the kite aloft there was nothing more amazing to me than to see my kite flying high across the…

God Really Answers Real Prayer

 Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus I confess to quoting this scripture often but sometimes not really…

Resting in the Garden

       Then Jesus said, “Let’s go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile.” He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and his apostles didn’t even have time to eat.  Mark 6:31     Even Jesus knows when we need some time away. Having a feeling of weariness…