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How to Have Peace in the Most Difficult of Circumstances

by stephanie reck  
7/05/2016 / Christian Living

SurrenderSurrender all your expectations, your wants, and desires. Peace comes from not trying to figure out your problems or over-analyzing your problems. Peace comes in the most difficult of circumstances when you can truly trust God with your entire life-even if all your prayers seem unanswered or other people appear to have the very blessings you so desire.

To keep peace you must pursue it, maintain it, and walk in it. Peace does not mean agreeing with everyone, it means talking through problems and issues. When others do not want to talk through issues, then you must step aside and allow the Lord to speak to them. Some people assume that keeping peace means doing what they want you to do, but than that would make you a people-pleaser. People will have disagreements, but it is important to open the lines of communication so that the enemy does not have an opportunity to gain in advantage. Jesus did not always go along with everyone, there are times that we must take a stand for what is right. Real peace says, "I love you enough to speak truth for the sake of unity." Unity has to be worked on, and it is a by-product of talking respectfully and honestly.

Peace does not always come when your circumstances gets better. Actually, you will experience great peace when despite your circumstances you choose to keep a good attitude and remain hopeful. Peace means remaining calm and not overreacting when problems do occur. Peace says, "God is in control and I know that He will work this out for my good."

Enjoy the process while you're waiting for answered prayers and promises to be fulfilled. Lay aside every weight that is causing you to lose peace, and focus on what is good in your life. Peace comes when you stop focusing on what you don't have, or how your life has not turned out the way you would have hoped. Never say, "I will be peaceful when" Instead you can say," I accept my lot in life and I am content."

Stephanie R. Reck, LMSW, LBT, BCCC
Founder of Hope Ministry
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Hope Ministry, @2020
Author of, "Disciplining Your Mind 30 Days to a Better You!"

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