Posts By: Margaret Boone

A Season of Peace: Wednesday, September 23

  A Community of Mentorship Peace in Community  Rev. Dr. Annika Stroope Leviticus 19:33-34; 24:22 “‘When the foreigner resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress them.  The foreigner who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Tuesday, September 22

Prayer Calls us to Reconcile and Repair Peace in Community Rev. Dr. Ruby Wilson Matthew 5:23–24 “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother [your sister] has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother;… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Monday, September 21

“Good Neighbors” Don’t Stay Quiet Peace in Community  Simon Doong Luke 10:27; 36–37  “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.” … “Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbor… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Sunday, September 20

It’s War in America  Peace in Community  Henry Koenig Stone Isaiah 58:2–3; 6; 9b–10; 12  2 Yet day after day they seek me and delight to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practiced righteousness and did not forsake the ordinance of their God; they ask of me righteous judgments, they delight… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Saturday, September 19

Making Peace with Humility  Peace in Relationships  Thea Koenig Burton Acts 28:27 ‘For this people’s heart has grown dull, and their ears are hard of hearing, and they have shut their eyes; so that they might not look with their eyes, and listen with their ears, and understand with their heart and turn— and I… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Friday, September 18

Practicing Words of Peace Peace in Relationships  Rev. Martha Koenig Stone Mark 10:13–16 People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the little children come to me; do not stop… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Thursday, September 17

  “This Person is a Beloved Child of God!” Peace in Relationships  Rev. Erin Dickey  1 John 3:2 Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we will be has not yet been revealed. (NRSV)  Reflection: Growing up in southern Louisiana, and then going to college and seminary in Texas, has led me to become very… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Wednesday, September 16

  Walking Together on the Path to Peace Peace in Relationships  Rachel Anderson Luke 10:1  After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go. Reflection: Road trip! Travel may be more fun with friends. Facing the unknown… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Tuesday, September 15

Restoring Peace in the Classroom  Peace in Relationships  Rachael Eggebeen James 1:19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry. (NIV)    Matthew 18:15 “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Monday, September 14

Making Peace as a Child Peace in Relationships  Suzanne Gangemi Matthew 5:9 You’re blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight. That’s when you discover who you really are, and your place in God’s family. (“The Message”) Reflection: Children’s Ministry and peacemaking go together like hugs and kisses, like… Read more »