Peace, Be Still

Skin Deep

"And he said, 'O man greatly loved, fear not, peace be with you; be strong and of good courage.' And as he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, 'Let my lord speak, for you have strengthened me.'" (Daniel 10:19 ESV)I was in town today walking back from the bank...

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To qualify my views and observations , I must reflect on how I came to be in the position to speak out.I joined the military in 1949 at age 17 and retired in 1992, over 40 years of active duty and reserve time with some breaks in between, for a total of 27 years for...

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The Storm-Tossed Soul

Are you tossed about on the sea of life?Has the beacon of light disappeared in the fog?Do you feel like the captain sinking along with his ship,Into the depths of some fathomless bog?Candles, that burned bright inside your heart,Are slowly dying extinguishing all...

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The Window

Peering through the window,the window of my soul.I found a dark and dying place.In my heart, a hole.This hole had grown quite large --none other could compare.And it has simply grown therewhile I was unaware.You see, I'd lived my lifeby my own ingenious plan.Never...

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The MasterCard

The clerk at the checkout stand smiled broadly, her voice a bit too cheerful: “That will be $145.39!”I forced myself to smile back. After all, it wasn’t her fault that my grocery bill seemed to go up every week, no matter how much skimping I did! I reached in my...

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