Peace Quilted

Peace – we all want it.  But what is it?

Full Definition of PEACE

1:  a state of tranquillity or quiet: as

:  freedom from civil disturbance
:  a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom <a breach of the peace>

2:  freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions

3:  harmony in personal relations

4   a :  a state or period of mutual concord between governments

:  a pact or agreement to end hostilities between those who have been at war or in a state of enmity

5—used interjectionally to ask for silence or calm or as a greeting or farewell

— at peace

:  in a state of concord or tranquillity

(“Peace.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 5 Dec. 2013.)

Yeah, that is one way to look at it.  But I believe there is more.  Peace is more than a state of harmony, more than a freedom from war.

I believe Peace is a Person – Jesus Christ.  

There can be NO PEACE without Him.

Peace quilt at WBUUC
Peace quilt at WBUUC (Photo credit: Pictures by Ann)

Peace Quilted

Copyright 2013 Diana Rasmussen
Unfold Your grace
Like my favorite quilt
Wrap me in mercy
As my life is rebuilt
*
Stitch me together
With love as the thread
Squares of life’s journey
Joined end to end
*
Bring warmth to my family
An heirloom passed down
Generation to generation
Peace quilted with down

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dianarasmussen

Diana Rasmussen is a Faith Builder, Worship Leader, Veteran's wife, and a Certified Peer Specialist. At her blog Prayers and Promises she shares from her heart on how to find hope in this crazy world!

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10 Comments

  1. This is my favorite place to be…at peace. The peace of God that surpasses all understanding. Thanks for sharing!

    LaTrice

  2. Hi Diana,
    Beautiful poem. Love quills! Embracing Peace as a person in Christ. Thank you! twe

  3. Awesome pieces of peace. Pax tecum. Peace is being in tuned with God. He will take care of the rest.

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