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We Pray for Peace

Every year on New Year’s Eve I ask you to join Bob and I as we pray for peace.  If you have a chance to go to a group peace prayer or meditation gathering today, by all means do.  There is power in individual prayer and mediation but when we gather together with shared intention it is multiplied.

So today we pray for peace…

Peace in our hearts,

Peace in our hands,

Peace in our lives,

Peace in our lands…

Sing it children! 

To Everything There is a Season…

You may be familiar with these words from the beautiful poetry of the third chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible.  Or perhaps you are more familiar with the musical setting by Pete Seegar known as Turn, Turn, Turn or popular renditions by Judy Collins or The Byrds.

These are words people turn to for comfort in times of change.  This is a Scripture that is often read at funerals.  So why do we find these words so comforting and reassuring?  I believe it is because they speak to us of Divine Order.  They remind us that life does have “seasons” that come and go, but the world keeps turning and life goes on.  To everything there is a season…