Tag: peace

Fear of Success

By Sandy Mayle There’s an interesting scene in the classic Christmas movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” where the dastardly Mr. Potter offers the impoverished George Baxter a highly lucrative job in his business.  George agonizes over his decision (which to…

Failing Like Jonah

By Ann O’Malley Of all the prophets in the Old Testament, Jonah had to be the worst.  The others stood firm and declared the Word of the Lord in spite of the opposition that they faced.  They sometimes expressed their…

Unfathomable

God’s unfailing Love, who can fathom This grace so freely given to creatures made of dust How can I even know or understand how I caught Your gaze? What could I have possibly done to earn this grace? Who can…

Halfway Up, Halfway Down

I keep sitting on our stairs.  Halfway up, halfway down.  Just unable to find a familiar footing, feeling a little lost. I’m in an in-between.  It’s for the best of reasons.  Our son has been given the amazing opportunity to…