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“It’s hard to get my peace back,” a friend told me recently.
How many of us have felt this way when it comes to finding a deep, unshakable feeling of peace? Perhaps we’re striving to feel that peace, to dwell in that mental place where we feel more of the presence of God. But then, boom! A barrage of information—upheaval and distress—from the world around us shakes us off our base. At holiday time, we may especially yearn for stability and comfort.
But there’s a problem when thinking in terms of “my peace.” It’s as though we own a feeling of stillness or quietude in a container called “my own thinking,” and are trying to walk through a big world of threatening stuff wearing our armor of spiritual inspiration—container of peace in hand—hoping it can all withstand the onslaught.
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