"With Peace in Mind" is a collection of short stories and poems, sometimes with a light Christian angle, written over a period of years. The author habitually wrote a poem for his wife on her birthday, their anniversary, Christmas, Easter or any other notable occasion and this is a selection of them. Other items were written for use teaching school or simply for the pleasure of writing. Many of the pieces have appeared in magazines and newspapers. This is a book that you can delve into at any time for pleasure and amusement, reading parts aloud to family round the fire. Other items may cause you think more seriously about what life is all about.