As far as it is possible … peace

Romans 12.18 tells us: "If it is possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all" (NRSV). If you've lived any length of time, or lived any length of time with another person, you know how challenging this command is. Peace with people simply does not come naturally. Competition? Yes. Correction of…

Out of my control

Working with kids in the court system, I'll sometimes share with them the concept someone came up with that there are 3 ways that most (all?) of life can be categorized: 1) things they can control, 2) things they can't control, and 3) things they can influence. Turns out, that doesn't just apply to teenagers…