Tag Archives: Psalms

The Psalm for the Day

I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart;     before the gods I sing your praise; I bow down toward your holy temple     and give thanks to your name         for your steadfast love and … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

Ascribe to the Lord, O heavenly beings,    ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. Ascribe to the Lord the glory of his name;    worship the Lord in holy splendor. The voice of the Lord is over the waters; … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

O Lord, how manifold are your works!    In wisdom you have made them all;    the earth is full of your creatures. Yonder is the sea, great and wide,    creeping things innumerable are there,    living things both … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

O sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him victory. The Lord has made known his victory; he has revealed his vindication in the sight … Continue reading

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The Trek

The trek down a mountain is always slipperier than the climb up It is life In ascent we are full of hope for the summit`view a miniature`world removed In descent we are distracted by memories of glory so we cannot … Continue reading

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Psalm for a Narcissist

The Straw`Man says he is a genius tho he plays the fool He insists his folly is but fake`news The Wise`Man says he tells truths tho his words are lies He calls his versions alternative`hist’ry The Strong`Man asks for the … Continue reading

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Apophthegm

My friend the cynic insists the fruit of kindness is always abuse by those kindly done suspicion his art but I say love’s love’s own wage as hate makes us into beasts kindness makes graceful As we sow we also … Continue reading

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Unsung Psalms: World Poetry Day

How American not to bother to know whom we have come from from where our roots What its argot We speak like first`generation selves in words that seem to us of our own innovation Sophistications And we wonder why our … Continue reading

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White Rabbit

“Do not fret because of the wicked;          do not be envious of wrongdoers,      for they will soon fade like the grass,          and wither like the green herb.  Trust in the … Continue reading

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The Weaver

“Transgression speaks to the wicked        deep in their hearts;     there is no fear of God before their eyes.  For they flatter themselves in their own eyes     that their iniquity cannot be found out … Continue reading

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Deliverance

“Contend, O Lord, with those     who contend with me;        fight against those         who fight against me.  Take hold of shield and buckler,      and rise up to help me!  Draw … Continue reading

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In Mothers’ Tears

“Come, O children listen to me;     I will teach you the fear of the Lord.  Which of you desires life     and covets many days to enjoy good?  Keep your tongue from evil,     and your … Continue reading

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