Now I Begin,
Now I Begin,
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?
Psalms 35:8 Let ruin overtake them unawares; let the snare they have set catch them; let them fall into the pit they have dug. usccb.org When I was toddler teacher I once went to a training that addressed tattle telling. We were instructed to ask the children if in telling on their friend/siblings they were Want More?
Psalm 34:14-15 Keep your tongue from evil, your lips from speaking lies. Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. usccb.org I remember once as a child I had asked my grandmother who she had voted for in the Clinton/Bush election. My grandmother who never had an unkind word for me, who Want More?
Psalm 33:6 By the LORD’s word the heavens were made; by the breath of his mouth all their host. usccb.org How awesome would it be to speak something into being? How amazing is it to breathe life into existence? It is beyond anything that we as humans are capable of. To go from nothing to Want More?
Psalm 32:3-5 Because I kept silent, my bones wasted away; I groaned all day long. For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength withered as in dry summer heat. Then I declared my sin to you; my guilt I did not hide. I said, “I confess my transgressions to the Lord,” Want More?
Psalm 31:11 My life is worn out by sorrow, and my years by sighing. My strength fails in my affliction my bones are wearing down. The world today is cray-cray! Is that still a thing, cray-cray? Nonetheless things are getting out of hand. In the mornings when I watch the news and see all the Want More?
Psalm 30:7-8 Complacent, I once said, “I shall never be shaken.” Lord, you showed me favor, established for me mountains of virtue. But when you hid your face I was struck with terror. -usccb.org Complacent: marked by self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies (Merriam-Webster) My husband once remarked, “People only Want More?
Psalm 29:9 The voice of the Lord makes the deer dance and strips the forests bare. All in his Temple say, “Glory!” Zeus, Jupiter, Thor…mythological gods of thunder/lightening/sky. In all their power and might, they have nothing on our Lord. The one true commands everything. Like a storm he rolls across the sea conquering the sea monsters-conquering Want More?
27:10 Even if my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will take me in. If you can not trust your parents, who can you trust? God. It is as simple as that. Trust in God, may seem a bit cliche but it simply is the truth. This statement is so profound because it is Want More?
Psalm 26: Would you pass the test? 26:2 Examine me, Lord, and test me search my heart and mind. I am a practicing Catholic. I know for certain if I were to be tested on Catholic doctrine and practices…I would fail! It is something I wrestle with constantly. It is not out of selfishness or Want More?