“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
Where Shoes Fear to Tread
If I could be anywhere, it would be the beach.
Where peace, sun and sand are within my reach.
Nothing matters except what is in front of me.
Water and sky stretching beyond what the eye can see.
Sand for a blanket and a tree for shade.
Cooling off with with some icy lemonade.
With a pen and pad I plan my future.
Whispering my requests to the breeze, I await an answer.
© 2013 Jade Jarvis
The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein, 2 for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers. (Psalm 24:1-2)
“Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:
– I shall not fear anyone on Earth.
– I shall fear only God.
– I shall not bear ill will toward anyone.
– I shall not submit to injustice from anyone.
– I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
Peace of Love
May peace open your eyes.
May peace craddle you during slumber.
May peace give you mirthful thoughts.
May peace give you vitality to enact them in action.
May peace make you smile.
May peace make you giggle.
May peace remind you of happy occasions.
May peace guide you through bad moments.
May peace reveal to you those in need.
May peace give you the pitcher to water another’s cup.
© 2013 Jade Jarvis
11 Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. (2 Corinthians 13:11)
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“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”
― Mother Teresa
If you desire love, give love.
If you desire peace, be charitable.
If you desire God’s grace, His blessings you must share.
©2012 Jade Jarvis
“give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.” (Luke 6:37-38)
“To be at one with God is to be at peace ... peace is to be found only within, and unless one finds it there he will never find it at all. Peace lies not in the external world. It lies within one's own soul.” -Ralph Waldo
Peace is moments of tranquility that must be searched for, captured and thoroughly enjoyed.
Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. (2 Corinthians 13:11)
“The person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused.”
A baby’s laughter blooms the curious joy that flourishes in the little things.
But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” (Luke 18:16-17)