God’s “why” is extremely clear, but for you and me, we must silence the noise and turn up God. As we have placed your faith in Jesus, our “why” is deeply rooted in our heart. May we have the encouragement to pursue God and let that “why” float to the surface. A blog on discovering and prioritizing our reasons for serving and loving the Lord.
You’ve probably heard the joke, “How do you eat an elephant?” The answer? One bite at a time.
It’s funny because it’s so literal, so ghastly—and so simple. And it makes perfect sense! We’re smaller than an elephant, naturally. How else would we do it?
Here’s my hands-down favorite part about any new year—I get to put the previous year behind me for good, tear off that December page on my desk calendar, and flip to a brand-new year.
And this year, 2020, is extra new—not only the new year but the start of a new decade.
I was born in 1960, and my formative years were defined by the Vietnam War. My dad went to Vietnam when I was ten, so I understood the possibilities that war presented. I was probably twelve when I learned about the song, “Let There Be Peace on Earth.” I always assumed it was about war and civil unrest. It made sense in turbulent times.
The song recently came to mind and, being a Christian trying to grow in my walk, I got to thinking about it in terms of the peace of God. Think of it! Truly, it would only be the peace of God that can bring peace on earth