I have Five Ways We can Overcome Trials and Tribulations and live in God’s Peace! Oh, how many trials and tribulations have I overcome? I testify that no matter what it is, God is able to handle it and helps me overcome! He wants us to live in peace, and we can be of good cheer or He wouldn’t tell us to! We know He has overcome the world, and because He has, and we are in Him, then so can we! We can overcome!
I’ve been angry. I’m going to be pretty honest here. There have been times when I have been very mad at God. Angry enough to yell and scream. But is that ever okay? When I lost a pregnancy, I was so sure was a child promised to me by God, I was furious. I yelled. I screamed. Angry, I drove sixteen hours to a campground, yelling and screaming the entire drive, so I could spend some time with Him and hopefully gain some insight.
We all turn to favorite scriptures in times of distress as a refuge. Today we commemorate the seventy-sixth anniversary of the attack on the American fleet at Pearl Harbor that killed 2,403 people. The 1,177 aboard the USS Arizona represented many locales.
As shoppers hurried into the mall to escape the Winter winds, I was acutely aware of one man who was ambling to the entrance, methodically tapping his cane. He touched the door. Then he paced ten steps away. Dropping to his knees, he placed his hat on the ground for tips and pulled a flute from his tattered jacket. With instrument in hand, the flutist played “Silent Night,” “The and “Drummer Boy.” I was enthralled by the angelic sound resonating from his instrument. Passersby stopped long enough to listen.
As people returned to the scurry of activities that so easily defines the Christmas season, I remained.
We All Know the Answer, right? There is no letter “I” in the word ‘TEAM’! But have you ever noticed that there is also no “U” in it either? In a meeting . . .
Dunkirk stands in History as Proof that Prayer and Action can Make a Difference! In 1940, the tide of World War II loomed fatal for the 400,000 Allied Forces pinned down on the beaches of Dunkirk. Surrounded by enemy troops. No way out. Appointed to perish, or so it appeared.