Peace Talks [2]


Blessed are the peacemakers! — Jesus (Matthew 5:9)

Unity cannot be achieved by force, it can only be achieved by forgiveness. Forgive, let go, look forward with hope!


Leila Grandemange ❤️

Prayer matters . . .

” I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity.” –1Timothy 2:1-2

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Forgiveness Wins [Peace Talks 1]

Blessed are the peacemakers! — Jesus (Matthew 5:9)

The best way to heal our broken land is to move past our hurt, both individually and as a nation. Forgive, let go, look forward with hope!


Leila Grandemange ❤️

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” Lewis B. Smedes

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It’s Going to be Okay

Sometimes we just need someone to look us in the face and tell us that everything will be okay . . .
“Peace is what I leave with you; it is my own peace that I give you. I do not give it as the world does. Do not be worried and upset; do not be afraid.” —John 14:27
It’s going to be okay, please don’t worry or be afraid. Talk to Jesus. He loves you. His peace is available to you ❤️

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Fear Not

Fear Not . . .

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10

Dear friend, while God did not promise us a trouble free life, He did promise us His presence. Take heart in that simple truth and talk to Him like He’s your closest friend. He’s right beside you holding out His hand. Take hold. He has promised to help you.

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Expect Good Things! [Happiness Tip 9]

Expect good things!

Hope is the confident expectation of good things from God! 

Why is it that we so often wake up anxious, expecting the worst things to happen?

Okay, so bad things may happen. We live in a fallen messed up world! But why wake up each day expecting them? I’m sure there are many reasons . . . one reason may be because life keeps dealing a bad hand and we end up thinking “this is how it’s always going to be.” I get that. I’ve been there. But over time I’ve learned that staying in this mindset only serves to hurt me.

So if given the choice, to hope or to hurt, what would you choose?

Thanks be to God, I’m learning to choose hope . . . and hopeful thoughts always make me feel better. That said, I’d like to share my happiness tip #9 with you today . . . Continue reading “Expect Good Things! [Happiness Tip 9]”