Where Peace Abides

Peace in quiet waters, Peace in troubled seas, Peace is hope, Peace is truth, The truth that sets us free.   Peace in lonely places, Peace in noisy crowds, Peace is quiet, Peace is voice, It speaks my name aloud.   Peace in busy schedules, Peace in tranquil rest, Peace is comfort, Peace is power,…

When I Look at My Kids – Part 8 (War and Violence)

I remember when we were trying to help my son discover what he wanted to do with the rest of his life.  I wanted my kids to be able to do what they wanted to do, so I didn’t try to push them into any field.  I also knew that college would give them some…

Finding My Peace

I have seen some pretty amazing fights break out during the time shortly after the death of a loved one–many times it involves who gets the stuff left behind.  It’s too bad, really!  I don’t know whether there will be much inheritance from my mother if she ever passes away.  At this point, I sometimes…

The Courage to Rethink

Where I grew up there were lots of guns. Most of us guys even had a gun rack in the back window of our trucks — this usually carried a shotgun and some type of rabbit gun or deer rifle. I never had a lot of money for a gun and I was probably more…