Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sojourners

“You have turned my mourning          into dancing;  You have taken off my sackcloth          and clothed me with joy          so that my soul may praise you       … Continue reading

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With a Word

“The voice of the Lord is over the waters;       the God of glory thunders,  The voice of the Lord is powerful;       the voice of the Lord is full of majesty.  The Lord sits enthroned … Continue reading

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The Prayer of the Refugee

“To you, O Lord, I call;     my rock, do not refuse to hear me,       as if you are silent to me I shall be          like those who go down to oblivion. … Continue reading

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A Mean Wind

“I believe that I shall see     the goodness of the Lord        in the land of the living.     Wait for the Lord; be strong,        and let your heart take courage.   … Continue reading

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On the Truth

“Lord, be my judge! I go on my way in innocence.        My trust is the Lord who never wavers. Probe me, Lord, examine me. Test my heart and my mind in the fire. For your faithful love … Continue reading

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Ask Any Crab

“Make me to know your ways, O Lord;       teach me your paths.    Lead me in your truth, and teach me,       for you are the God of my salvation;       for you … Continue reading

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Simple Questions

“The earth is the Lords’ and all that is in it,       the world, and those who live in it;    for he has founded it on the seas,       and established it on the rivers.”~ … Continue reading

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Familiar Words

“The Lord is my shepherd,       I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures;       he leads me beside still waters;       he restores my soul.”  ~ Psalm 23:1-3 In … Continue reading

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As George Lay Dying

“My God, my God,       why have you forsaken me?    Why are you so far from helping me,       from the words of my groaning?    O my God,       I cry by … Continue reading

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Talking Pride

“Some take pride in chariots       and some in horses,    But our pride is in the name       of the Lord our God.    They will collapse and fall, but       we shall … Continue reading

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So Help Me God

“In your strength the king rejoices, O Lord,       and in your help how greatly he exults!    You have given him his heart’s desire,       and have not withheld the request of his lips.   … Continue reading

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The Poet

“The heavens are telling the glory of God;     and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.        Day to day pours forth speech,        night to night declares knowledge.  There is no speech, nor are there … Continue reading

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