Pursuing Peace Part II: Relationship Mini-Series

Day 4: Maintain Boundaries: “Moses’ father-in-law said to him, “What you are doing is not good. You and the people with you will certainly wear yourselves out, for the thing is too heavy for you. You are not able to do it alone.”  Exodus 18:17-18 Boundaries.  Whew, that’s a popular word in my therapy office. Continue reading “Pursuing Peace Part II: Relationship Mini-Series”

Pursuing Peace II: Relationship Mini-Series

Day 3: Freely Forgive: “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13 This is a tough one for sure.  Trust me, I’m not pretending this is easy.  But so often our hurt hearts turn into bitter, resentful hearts. Continue reading “Pursuing Peace II: Relationship Mini-Series”

Pursuing Peace Part II: Relationship Mini-Series

Day 2: Discernment in speech: “A time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak.”  Ecclesiastes 3:7 If you’re familiar with the late great Kenny Rogers then you likely know this popular refrain: You gotta know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, knowContinue reading “Pursuing Peace Part II: Relationship Mini-Series”

Pursuing Peace: Part II Relationship mini-series

“If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:18 In my previous post I talked about the idea of pursuing peace by pursuing a mind governed by the Holy Spirit.  As we seek Him through prayer, worship, and the Word, we will be filled with HisContinue reading “Pursuing Peace: Part II Relationship mini-series”

Pursuing Peace: Part I

During this year’s summer vacation it became more apparent than ever that I had turned a corner.  And honestly, it’s one I never thought I would see.  Ever since the start of junior high cross country conditioning in August of 1994 I have been a runner.  That means for every overnight trip I have everContinue reading “Pursuing Peace: Part I”