Just in case you were wondering,
there is no more peace at Walmart.
I bought it all.
I was in the store the other day and passed by a display of dishes
that stopped me in my tracks.
Yes, I gasped out loud in the store.
One by one, I went through all three stacks of dishes.
Some decorated with Hope,
and some with Joy.
I dug through each little tower
and pulled out those embellished with
The thing that struck me funny as I set the table tonight was that
I bought these beautiful little gifts for myself
about ten days before my “Seek Peace” blog post was written,
…. before God showed me the cool verse in Psalms,
… before I had made the realization of how thankful I am
for the contentment that now reigns in my home.
And, yes, there probably is some more peace some.where at Walmart. I mean, I didn’t REALLY purchase all the peace. I’m sure there are hundreds of items that proclaim peace in any given store right now.
But, we know that peace can’t be bought anyway
… it must pursued
… we must seek after it,
… we must dig for it,
like a beautiful treasure,
or a worthy gem.