Calm is not the same as peace. Peace is hard won, from the cross to the sleepless nights wrestling with darkness, it can be a tough battle for peace. Emily’s words this week said it well as a prayer.
How “it’s hard right now” is hope. The Modern Mrs. Darcy inspires me to press on in some current “hard right now” things.
Praying Scripture over my family members is something I began doing some years ago. As I read the Bible, at times a prayer for a specific person will develop and often I write it down. Several pages of Scripture prayers now hang on my prayer wall. There are blogs with pre written prayers to help you get started, for example this one.
“The real mystery is not that there is only one way to God, but that there is a way to him.” Consider that the perfect God of all creation would provide a way for us to reach him. For us to spend forever with Him. And this way is not dependent upon what we can do. Read more in the article “Why Donald Trump Has A ‘Great Relationship’ With God.
From the blog, the most popular posts this week were my post on Mondays and a Sponsorship Saturday post for Valentine’s. Also, last week I shared some things I am learning from Alli Worthington’s new book. You can preorder the book now! And it ships from amazon on January 26.