Tag: peace

What Dreams May Come, You are Still God

Psalm 91:5 You will not be afraid of the terror by night, Or of the arrow that flies by day;    Nightmares about Jonathan last night, tears this morning.   Lord, I know that perfect peace does not mean absence of troubles. I lay my dreams,…

Steadfast, Because you are Steadfast

Isaiah 26:3“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, Because he trusts in You. Another night of not sleeping, but I am not afraid! Lord, you are enough for me. You open your gates to me, because I remain steadfast in faith.  …

You Drew Me In

Giggles and crayons melted the distance between our sorrow. Sketched out souls, framed together in a mosaic moment of play. I miss him echoed in our quiet parallel expressions of color. Each grieving, uniquely united by the unquiet outline of our circumstances.

Depression, my Jericho Wall: How do I defeat my enemy?

Joshua 5:13 When Joshua was by Jericho, he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing before him with his drawn sword in his hand. And Joshua went to him and said to him, “Are you for us, or for our…

Escaping Depression: Finding peace in nature

Matthew 14:13 Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a secluded place by Himself. . . I have had two experiences in the woods since my son’s death and they both have lifted my spirits. How many…

Lashing out in Anger

Things are a bit raw between my husband and I right now. When struggling with grief it can get easier to slip back into old habits or lash out at those you love. So how in the world do we keep perspective in our…

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