A Daily Blessing [Receive God’s Peace]

Encouraging words to help you release worry and receive God’s peace. Be blessed. Share the blessing with friends . . .

“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.”

John 14:27 NLT
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We Are Not in the Same Boat [By Nicki Peverett]

Inspiring reflection about what people may be going through during the Covid-19 pandemic. By Nicki Peverett.

We are not in the same boat . . .

I heard that we are all in the same boat, but it’s not like that. We are in the same storm, but not in the same boat. Your ship could be shipwrecked and mine might not be. Or vice versa.

For some, quarantine is optimal. A moment of reflection, of re-connection, easy in flip flops, with a cocktail or coffee. For others, this is a desperate financial & family crisis.

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How the Virus Stole Easter, by Kristi Bothur

How the Virus Stole Easter
By Kristi Bothur

With a nod to Dr. Seuss 😊

“Twas late in ‘19 when the virus began
Bringing chaos and fear to all people, each land.

People were sick, hospitals full,
Doctors overwhelmed, no one in school.

As winter gave way to the promise of spring,
The virus raged on, touching peasant and king.

People hid in their homes from the enemy unseen.
They YouTubed and Zoomed, social-distanced, and cleaned.

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Inside the Mind of a Chronically Ill Person Debating if They Should Post on Facebook

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Inside the Mind of a Chronically Ill Person Debating if They Should Post on Facebook

By Contributor who writes about Chronic Illness (used with permission)

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Wounded or Broken?

Psalm 34:18

Author: John Coblentz; Source: June 1998 newsletter of Deeper Life Ministries; Used by permission.

 

In the Bible we read about a “wounded spirit” and also about a “broken spirit.” In some ways the meaning of these two terms is similar. Both terms indicate distress. It is possible even that one person may have a wounded spirit in response to the same situation that results in a broken spirit for another person.

But the two terms stand in contrast. First let’s consider how they are used in Scripture. Continue reading “Wounded or Broken?”