Tagged: prayer

13 Strategies for Seekers of Shalom

By Vernon Grounds 1. Pray! Pray daily and specifically in keeping with I Timothy 2:1-5; II Corinthians 10:3-5; Ephesians 6:1-10. 2. Keep informed regarding the development of international and national affairs. Be concerned about the...

Benediction For Unity

By Katelyn Durst It is hard to admit this because we are kind people but we wouldn’t know unity from contempt we wouldn’t know togetherness from war we wouldn’t be able to say that...

I Need to Breathe Deeply

By Ted Loder Eternal Friend, grant me an ease to breathe deeply of this moment, this light, this miracle of now. Beneath the din and fury of great movements and harsh news and urgent...

Stillness: A Meditation

By Amy Knorr Why? Why do I even want to talk about, write about, think about this thing called stillness? Desperation, I think. Life moves so quickly, and every minute my very insides scream out,...

A Christmas Reflection

By Elrena Evans In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria....

Light Shines in Darkness

By Churches for Middle East Peace In him was life, and that life was the light of the people. The light shines in darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ~ John 1:4-5...

Chasing a Star

By Sarah Are God of yesterday, and God of the here and now. My neighbors say they are hungry. And you say, Love your neighbor as yourself. My neighbors say they are tired. And...