Called to Peace (Part 1)

Autumn bridge

Prince of Peace, Isaiah called Him, when he foretold the Savior’s birth.  And, to us, that Prince-of-Peace-Savior says this in Matthew 5:9  “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.” Peace. It’s defined as a…

Grace and Goldfish

Goldfish

By Katie Heid Moochie’s goldfish lay in his tank ~ pale, floating, and obviously dead. Jackson, the goldfish gift I had won 14 months earlier and entrusted to my son, had lived a good, long life in that small bowl. …

Of Signs and Seasons

Christie - Fall

Cotton-fields are white again and our southern roads are framed in golden stretches of tobacco. Trees are shaking their branches, hues of red and yellow glinting, and letting loose their leaves. Mornings are chillier and darkness settles earlier and earlier…