Do the holidays stress you out? Maybe you feel pressured to decorate your home so that it looks Pinterest worthy or perhaps you're worried you'll over salt the potatoes, ruining them like I did the year my in-laws visited for Thanksgiving. The holidays are wonderful, but they can also be overwhelming. All of the additional planning, spending, and commitments fill many of us with dread, causing us to put an unnecessary amount of pressure on ourselves. Instead of enjoying this time of year, we stress, worry, and fret over all there is to do.
A Petals of Wisdom Devotion by Susan B. Mead The Bible tells us in 1 John 4:8 that God is love, yet many still wonder about—and wander from—His perfect love. Even though I grew up in a Christian home, I wondered and wandered too. So I share a story of God's perfect love for one … Continue reading What is Love?
How to ensure our motives are pure when giving advice. Could the advice we're giving be tainted by sin? The council we give has the power to promote peace or cause disunity. Read more on how to ensure our motives are pure when giving advice.
When it comes to conflict we either choose to keep silent or we speak our minds. Is one way better than the other? Is there a correct way to handle conflict? Join guest blogger Kristine Brown to learn more...
What is Peace? When we think about peace most of us would probably gravitate towards the belief that peace is either the absence of conflict or a sense of calmness in our lives—which isn't wrong. An individual walking in the Fruit of Peace would do their best to live at peace with others … Continue reading Pursuing the Fruit of Peace