One of Christ's greatest miracles is His calming of the storm, showing His awesome power over His creation. It also reveals the disciples' lack of faith.
Faith falters when our attention moves to ourselves. God periodically allows storms to test our faith. We are driven back to God when there is nowhere else to turn.
The steady, contrary winds of this world's way of life can be overcome by adjusting our sails to make spiritual headway.
Martin Collins observes that as long as humans have an insatiable lust for power and control, there will never be peace on earth. Sectarian violence and parochial wrangling will perpetuate violence and struggle. God has initiated the process of destroying the enmity between God and man, and between man and man (i.e. Jew and …