Looking to 2020 and the shalom beyond

My family is making fun of me tonight because I'm watching, for maybe the hundreded-and-eleventieth time, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.  When people ask me what my favorite of anything is I usually have a hard time picking one thing, but when it comes to movies, hands down, The Lord… Continue reading Looking to 2020 and the shalom beyond

Oh for Shalom

Oh for understanding each other for accepting our differences no, embracing them. Oh for fulfillment when we can serve others and not feel depleted. Oh for contentment with our status no striving for what's our neighbors. Oh for a deep breath for rest for no resentment. Oh for a joy that blooms in our hearts… Continue reading Oh for Shalom