When we look at conflict around us, do we want a "just OK" solution, or something that will be truly awesome?
If we can get along with some people one day a week, what would it take to have peace the rest of the week?
We may have heard about the "peace that passes understanding", but how do we actually find it?
Do you ever feel like you're going through a "power tool" life with just a hand saw and a hammer?
We may already know that we should pray for those in authority. How - and what - do we actually pray for them, though?
What should we do when our reserves get down to our self-appointed "caution line"?
What is our responsibility when we have conflict with others?
Are we afraid, feeling like we are on trial and about to be convicted, without anyone to represent us?
Yes, we want the peace that God gives us, but what other reasons should also cause us to pray for that?
We remember that Jesus arrived with a message of peace and glory. This same peace and glory followed Him.
How can we find peace in a world of chaos?
Jesus bridged the gap between God and human beings, but is His teaching and influence enough to reconcile enemies separated by other differences?
If more money, more power, or more popularity doesn't guarantee happiness, then what will?
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Wouldn't it be great to be given the role of ambassador by someone with enough authority to do so?
Sometimes, taking sides just causes evil to propagate. What would being a peacemaker look like, instead?
Watching the hero disarm an opponent in a movie is fun, but there was an even more spectacular feat that disarmed a greater foe than any movie villain.
What would happen if we all saw other people as created in God's image, instead of letting other things get in the way?
Even in an urban commute, God can provide His own peace to our lives - sometimes at unexpected times.
The first step to having peace is not necessarily to find "quiet".