Peace is a beautiful thing.
At the end of my 31 day series on Joy in motherhood in 2012, I was wiped out and drained. I didn’t even want to look at the letter J on my keyboard! But somewhere between Thanksgiving and Christmas last year, I started contemplating what I’d write for the next 31 day challenge.
I had this dream about writing the whole series in advance and then taking a month off from writing…
Somewhere around Valentine’s Day, I started playing with the idea of writing 31 Days of Peace in the Home.
Because my home was filled with chaos and I needed the dream of peace…
Somewhere around July 4th, I abandoned the idea of writing about ANY kind of fruit of the spirit, especially peace.
I’d written a guest post on the fruit of self-control, and 500 words was all I could manage…
Somewhere around Labor Day, my husband suggested I write about anger.
Don’t tell him, but he was right.
Imagine my shock when I discovered it was all about peace anyway. [Read more…]