My inner peace is often threatened. About the time I think I have a handle on one situation in my life, another pops up to challenge my peace and joy. I often feel like I’m playing whack-a-mole with all those anxious thoughts.
Written by a Christian neuroscientist, Switch On Your Brain is a fascinating read that shows how science has caught up with Scripture such as “as he thinks in his heart, so is he” (Proverbs 23:7 NKJV) and “be transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:2 NIV).
In a world where things go wrong, where evil is present, and where we don’t have full control, is it possible to have peace in every situation? I would say it is. But it depends on our choices, especially in response to what we can’t control.