Psalm 14 – Proof

Psalm 14 starts out… Fools say to themselves, “There is no God.” I don’t know if I can make the same statement. There are a lot of understandable reasons that people can say that there is no God or god or gods or divine being(s) […]

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Psalm 13 – Lament

Yesterday afternoon all along the main drag of our town, every tree and every pole had white and blue ribbons tied to them.  They were in recognition of the release of Otto Warmbier, the young man who was just released from prison in North Korea. […]

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Psalm 12 – Chalk

I’ve been reading through Psalm 12 for over a week now. Initially my focus as I read was on verses 6-7: The Lordʼs words are absolutely reliable. They are as untainted as silver purified in a furnace on the ground, where it is thoroughly refined. […]

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Psalm 11 – Shelter

We have finally come to a day without a lot of rain.  Its been a really rainy Spring (the number of times I’ve had to mow the lawn reminds me of that) so there have been LOTS of days when I’ve needed to bring my […]

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Psalm 10 – Speed

This past weekend, I took my boys to Indianapolis for one of the practice/qualifying dates at the Indy 500.  It was awesome to hear and feel the sound and power of the cars as they flew by on the track.  I also, of course, was […]

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Psalm 8 – Magnificient

I read this Psalm early this morning and what I decided to do through the day was to look for a bunch of things that spoke to the magnificence of God coming out of the last verse of this Psalm – O Lord, our Lord,how […]

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Psalm 6 – Sight

My eyes grow dim from suffering; they grow weak because of all my enemies. – Psalm 6:7 There is a theme in these early Psalms about struggles and finding God through those times. There are many laments of asking God where God is at. Psalm […]

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Psalm 5 – Enough

Julian of Norwich prayed, “God, of your goodness, give me yourself, for you are enough for me. I may ask nothing less that is fully to your worship, and if I do ask anything less, ever shall I be in want. Only in you I […]

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Psalm 4 – Wide Open

I’m an open space person. Growing up surrounded not by thick woods, but by open space, I have it in my bones to find spaces where I can take in huge vistas. They are soul renewing for me. So when I read the NET translation of […]

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Psalm 3 – Uplifted

But you, O Lord, are a shield around me,my glory, and the one who lifts up my head I am one who finds myself looking down a lot. Sometimes it is because I’m looking at my phone or because I’m watching where I am walking. […]

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