Peace Partnership
1 June

How Hardship Can Help You

  What do you do when you feel like your world is collapsing? What do you do when the rug is yanked out from under you? How do you deal with the giant issues of life that take you by surprise? You know the ones: “Dad/Mom, I’m pregnant.” “I’m sorry to have to tell you […]

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4 May

Perfecting Failure

Recently finishing my doctorate and professional licensure exposed me to a multitude of setbacks and failures. I have since recovered from the academic chaos that was the last 3+ years, caught up on a lot of missed sleep, and now, upon reflection, am reminded of the lessons learned from each of my “failures”. In failure […]

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6 Apr

The Day Of Giving

Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent fundraiser event with Jersey Mike’s Subs in Blue Springs! Because of all of you, we took 3rd in our region for the total day’s sales on the Day of Giving! Thank you to everyone who helped put this event together, for all of the catering orders […]

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2 Mar

Poise Under Pressure

  A new word has entered my vocabulary lately. It comes from a recent Sunday school class I was teaching on parenting with grace. The word is poise. It means graceful and elegant bearing in a person or persons. In the context of the class I was teaching, it was something we parents like to […]

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1 Feb

The Bruised, the Wounded, and the Traumatized

This month’s article was written by a guest writer, Pastor Stephen Ray. Stephen is the pastor of Hollis Center Church in Hollis Center, Maine. We appreciate his contribution to our February newsletter.   It is said that hurt people hurt people. I know this because I am in the people business. As a pastor, I am […]

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