I’ve learned to relish my times out of the hustle and bustle of current events…it comes rarely enough. There are times when I envy nature and it’s march to what seems a different beat then the human race. Wildlife seems to be doing what It’s done for ages oblivious to the things that now seem to make humanity tick. Man is so tied to happiness and the pursuit thereof but the Bible speaks of peace that passes all understanding. Happiness is related to happening…what’s going on with you while the peace of God relates to something beyond what’s happening and what we understand with our natural mind. I believe we all need that in the fiery trials we endurebut also in every day life. Apathy is something we see a lot of today but I don’t believe this is anything like the carelessness of nature. Nature’s lesson is that things are operating by a divine planwhile apathy is a surrender to the place of not caring. I prefer a surrender to the Hand of Providencerather then giving up to the place where I don’t care about anything anymore. We all walk the road of lifehow we walk it is up to us. I desire a peace beyond what I can understand…a peace I can dwell in no matter the challenges of the day. This is a spring not only I can drink from but others can be nourished by. Don’t become wearing in well doing my friends. The door may appear locked tightbut the Bible says if we knock it will be opened unto us. Rust may decay natural thingsbut faith is a hedge and a protection when all else fails. Here we can dwell and no safety when all appears lost. A used to think the windows of heaven were gilded and beyond my reach but now I view them to be as reachable as the faith God has already given me. We are not locked out of gracenor have the ages corrupted God’s tried and true covenant with us. Faith is beyond a choice…it’s a binding covenant that holds me together. Faith and peace are in a place where our covenant to God is tethered to His grace. Whatever prickly situation you find yourself in I pray you find the blossom of grace that is always there.