Category Archives: inner peace

It’s easy to overlook inner miracles

When people don’t see God working around them, it’s because they’ve ignored or denied God’s working within them. Begin to notice the miracles happening in your own heart as God lovingly tries to steer you toward Himself and away from … Continue reading

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Living on eagle time

–Be an inner eagle–There are uplifting currentsHidden in your mindAnd undetected in your heart,Thoughts of hopeAnd rising streamsOf inner warmth,That can lift your spiritAnd keep it highLike an eagleSailing on the invisibleUpdrafts of the sky.Extend your inner wings wideAnd begin … Continue reading

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The mental wealth of inner health

True mental wealthIsn’t information thatThe mind has memorized,But a mindsetOverflowing with inner peace. Too much analysis can deconstruct awe and wonder and make you feel like your life’s just a blunder. Spiritual blindness may be humanity’s biggest problem. The ordinary-izing … Continue reading

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The beauty of hearing beyond words

A lot can happenIf you will listenTo silence. Let stillnessSettle your inner storms.Then in the quietEnjoy the sweetnessOf peace. Be stillUntil the hushOf unhurried silenceOpens your heartTo awe. The beautyOf peaceful silenceIs beyond words. All isn’t quiet in silence.If you … Continue reading

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Inner peace talk (a key to curtailing violence)

When hearts are at peaceViolence and evil cease. Human heartsAre made to radiateLove and peace,Not to shut downAnd suffocate. Hard heartsBuild wallsThat block the wayWhen peace calls. Making peaceIn your own heartIs a lost art.Today many peopleAre falling apart. Modern … Continue reading

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Life is like bowling (inner peace is too)

When anxiety strikes, get busy. Spare no time knocking down its pins. You can’t knock down the bowling pins of anxiety if you let your mind roll into the gutter. “Life’s like bowling. A pinsetter keeps setting up pins–negative thoughts, … Continue reading

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Logical thoughts about mental health

Mental malware makes maintaining mental health difficult. Don’t just protect your devices from malware. Also protect your mind. Some thoughts produce inner peace; other thoughts wreck mental health. It’s important to notice the difference. Medication can numb tormenting thoughts but … Continue reading

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Lookin’ like a Christian?

 

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For the best defense, don’t take offense

Life offers many opportunities to be offended. Try not to take them. Taking offense is a huge expense that can bankrupt relationships and separate friends. The “take offense — get angry — hold resentment” sequence doesn’t make sense. Perhaps we should … Continue reading

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Church can be like a full 747 sitting on the tarmac with no fuel

Having church without the active leading of the Spirit is like sitting on the tarmac in a full 747 with no fuel. A plane full of people won’t go anywhere without fuel. Neither will a church without the supernatural working of … Continue reading

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