Tag Archives: peace

Host people with hospitality (don’t roast them with rage)

Recurring bad behavior isn’t a mistake. It’s a choice. If we would behave, the way we think others should behave, the world would be better. Change your behavior from hostile to hospitable and people will respond differently. Are you hosting … Continue reading

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What’s to like in people you don’t like?

How you treat your fellow humans, reveals how you truly feel about yourself. You can find much good in your fellow humans, if you look for it. There’s much hurt in the heart of humans. Your kindness can help them … Continue reading

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Without the presence of peace, perhaps a do-over is overdue

When a godly do-over is overdue, it’s time for repentance. If I refuse to see the evil in me, I can’t accurately see it in others. Matthew 7:5. Anger is a sign of poor self-management — of self-control taken over … Continue reading

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Beyond the verbal mauling, Jesus is calling

I want to live in a country of great kindness, not a hate-filled one! Too many Americans are running with the bullies–trampling each other with arrogance. It doesn’t appear that America has increased in greatness lately. We’re spiraling down. Today’s … Continue reading

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Thoughts about disagreement & cheating

When you’re secure in your beliefs, you won’t feel threatened by people’s opinions. If you connect with people heart-to-heart, disagreement is of little importance. Dishonest people think cheating is rampant because they do it themselves. Fake accusations of cheating aren’t … Continue reading

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Finding kindness by choosing peace & joy

A non-hostile approach to life opens the heart to joy and beauty. Fight more against the evil in yourself than the evil in others. (It does you more harm.) Choices are building blocks. However you stack them up, they form … Continue reading

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Communicate to reconcile, not to fight awhile

Hostility severs affection. Try not to let that happen. Communicate to reconcile, not to fight awhile. I find it better to ponder people’s thoughts rather than to fight with them. Undiscovered alternatives for healing and reconciliation await those who will … Continue reading

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Voter anger suppression

The love of three fellows (Gandhi’s, King’s, & Mandela’s) Overcame much hate. They were truly great. (Blessed are the peacemakers.) Voters, it’s time for anger suppression. “Love one another.” Anger at how other people are voting is unpatriotic, and disrespectful … Continue reading

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A lowly title for a blog post about pride

It’s humbling to write about pride. When I do, I see it in me. Giving up pride is liberating! There’s no image to maintain. Pride and peace of mind don’t mix. Pride confirms what you believe to be true. Humility … Continue reading

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Beyond self-care & self-love, we can find self-reality

Even with great eyesight, people with blind hearts won’t see clearly. When truth threatens their ego, people often call it a lie. Usually the hardest lies to spot are the ones hiding in your heart. The most important evil for … Continue reading

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