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…

Microwaving the Fruit of the Spirit

I was at my parents' home recently, and went to heat up some leftover chicken & dumpling soup for their lunch. I pushed start on the microwave, and the timer started counting down -- but that's it. No power, no micro-waves -- or any waves of any kind. Not sure why it wasn't working, I…