Death, On a Walk Through Psalms

We must see death to fully appreciate life. For in death there is no remembrance of You; In the grave who will give You thanks?  Psalms 6:5 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work or device or knowledge or wisdom in the grave where you are going….

Sin…We All Do It

Psalms 6:1-2      Please, Lord,     don’t punish me when you are angry;     don’t discipline me when you are furious. 2 Have mercy on me, Lord,     because I’m frail. Heal me, Lord,     because my bones are shaking in terror!  I sin everyday.  I try not to sin and try to do good; but none-the-less, sin, in…

Meeting Trump Along the Way

I continue my walk through the book of Psalms.  Imagine my surprise when I met one of the presidential candidates along the way!  As soon as I read Psalms 5:9, Donald Trump came to mind.  He seemed to resurface again in the book of Romans For there is nothing trustworthy or steadfast or truthful in their talk;…

Fill us with Wonder

Because of your great mercy,     I come to your house, Lord, and I am filled with wonder as I bow down     to worship     at your holy temple. Psalms 5:7 For today’s scripture I wanted to find a lovely photo of a simple church surrounded by God’s beautiful nature.  I found many; but try as I…

God is Listening

The Lord listens and heeds when I call to Him.   Psalms 4:3 I am always his child and He is always my Father. My Prayer:  Dear Lord, how comforting it is to know you’re only a whisper away. You invite us to come to you as little children…wide-eyed and filled with simple faith…knowing you love…

Waiting on God

Walking Through the Book of Psalms Psalms 4 David was a writer and in that I find kinship. The more I read his writings the more I like the guy.  His work is poetically beautiful, but it is also brutally honest. David wasn’t afraid to question God.  He wasn’t afraid to complain to God.  He admitted…