~Project Psalm~48~Lead Me to Zion

Ps 48:9 What we had heard we have now seen in the city of the Lord of hosts, In the city of our God, which God establishes forever. Psalm 48 was originally written as hymn for the City of Zion.  The importance of Zion transcends Christianity and is considered sacred in Judaism as well as Want More?

~Psalm 46~Protect Me God~

PS46:7-8 Though nations rage and kingdoms totter, he utters his voice and the earth melts. The Lord of hosts is with us; Our stronghold is in the God of Jacob.   I don’t know about you, but the world feels a little crazy right now, maybe even more than a little!  There’s more violence on Want More?

~Psalm 45~Will You Marry Me~

My wedding anniversary is tomorrow.  Seems fitting that this particular Psalm written to commemorate the marriage between King David and a Phoenician Princess is next up for Project Psalm.   Psalm 45 11-12 Listen, my daughter, and understand; pay me careful heed. Forget your people and your father’s house, that the king might desire your Want More?

Project Psalms~Psalm 43~At My Father’s House

Psalm 43:4 That I may come to the altar of God, to God, my joy, my delight. Then I will praise you with the harp, O God, my God. -usccb.org Sometimes I do not want to go to church. Honestly, I wake up and think this bed feels so good.  I could just stay here Want More?

Project Psalm~Psalms 42 ~Home

Psalm 42:2-3 As the deer longs for streams of water, so my soul longs for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, the living God. When can I enter and see the face of God? –usccb.org There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home.  If only I could click my heels and Want More?

Project Psalm: Cover Your Mouth, Uncover Your Heart

Psalm 41:2-3 Blessed the one concerned for the poor: on a day of misfortune, the Lord delivers him. The Lord keeps and preserves him, makes him blessed in the land, and does not betray him to his enemies. http://www.usccb.org/bible/psalms/41 Sick, sick, sick.  Everywhere, everyone is sick.  My own house seems to be engulfuled in a Want More?

Project Psalm: I Sing Because I’m Happy

Psalm 40:10 When I sing of your righteousness in a great assembly, See, I do not restraiin my lips; as you, Lord, know. www.usccb.org/bible/psalms/40 I can not sing.  I try. I try really hard, much to the dismay of those around me.  I can feel the song well up in me like a geyser ready to Want More?

Project Psalm: Muzzle Anyone?

Psalm 39:2 I said, “I will watch my ways, lest I sin with my tongue; I will keep a muzzle on my mouth. usccb.org I have a dog, Destro, who does not chew. What do you mean he does not chew? I mean he does not chew, he just swallows indiscriminately.  Destro once had an Want More?

Project Psalm: What’s Making Me Sick?

Psalms 38:11-12 My heart shudders, my strength forsakes me; the very light of my eyes has failed. Friends and companions shun my disease; my neighbors stand far off. ww.usccb.org It’s flu season!  Coughing, sneezing, and the one I hate the most, sniffling can be heard all around.  Moms  become the germ police, sanitizing hands and Want More?

Project Psalm: Fear Psalms 36:10

Psalms 36:10 Sin directs the heart of the wicked man; his eyes are closed to the fear of God. Fear of God? What does that mean?  Why should we fear a God that is so abundant in love and mercy? 1Fear,  to be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or Want More?