Today I am thankful for:
No, not World Peace.
I'm not competing for the Miss America title.
This is a deeper peace. The kind that
quiets my soul and carries me through life's trials.
This Peace came at Christmas.
"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given
...and he will be called Wonderful Counselor,
Mighty God, Everlasting Father,
Prince of Peace."
This peace is not the usual run-of-the-mill kind.
It's different, powerful even divine in nature.
"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.
I do not give to you as the world gives."
This peace passes all comprehension;
calms my heart when logic says I should be
stressed and despairing.
"And the peace of God,
which transcends all understanding,
will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."
This is a peace I am called to pursue and live.
"...seek peace and pursue it."
And I am thankful for it.