Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the......
This evening, as our family drove home from dinner, we were greeted in Angier by a beautiful pink sunset. Something about the carefully crafted colors that were woven together and blushed by the fluffy clouds was comforting. There was something in this sunset that spoke “Peace, be still.” I am a peacemaker. And being a peacemaker is tough work. I am reminded in these days following the Charlottesville conflict and after hearing about many brooding conflicts in our nation and around the world how important peacemaking is. And…I have had conversations with......