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Contributing to Peace or to War in Your Own Home

sunsetFrom whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? St. James 4:1

Do you hear about all the fighting in the world? Isn’t it disturbing? What can we do? St. James gives us a good beginning-deal with the war that is going on inside of ourselves and around us in our family. Why do people fight? Historians, sociologists and political scientists have important analyses of why. But the essential one is the state of our heart and how we then interact with those around us. If we could bring peace to our own soul and peace around us we would be making a great start in doing something for the peace of the world and our responsibility to peace in the world. How can we solve big problems, global problems unless we can quell the storm within us and around us?

Children discover your own soul and heart. Be at peace with Christ and with your brothers, sisters and parents. Be a peace maker where your influence is greatest.


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