(Need to start at the beginning? Day 1)

This is a fairly challenging one for me.

Let the peace of Christ [the inner calm of one who walks daily with Him] be the controlling factor in your hearts… Colossians 3:15a AMP

I was abused as a child, so walking with inner peace has always been a challenge. At one point in my life, I made it a mission to beat the effects of the abuse, but it has been about building the spiritual habits that keep me focused on Christ and walking with Him.

woman reading bible

How is your heart and mind? Are you calm? Anxious? How are your spiritual disciplines? Take the day to examine your attitudes and feelings.

Well, we got our tree up.

our upside-down Christmas tree

And by up, I mean upside-down. I did mention we have a sneaky cat and Paul has always wanted to try an upside-down tree, so this year we went for it (a bit of bright fun in the middle of construction).


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