Now I Begin,
Now I Begin,
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?
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?
For my birthday I decided to give the gift of humility to myself. I feel it is important to be self aware and work on yourself, particularly if you are as opinionated as moi’. First step, quite frankly possibly the only one, is to try and be a better listener and not talk about myself so much. 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 25 Aleph: A little background; This Psalm in its original Hebrew form was comprised of lines that began with a successive letter in the Hebrew alphabet. The letters aleph, lamed, and pe open the first, middle, and last lines of the Psalm. 25:2 aleph To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul 25:11 Want More?
Psalm 24: I am always reminding my daughter that nothing she owns belongs to her. It all belongs to my husband and I. Her phone, bedroom, the very clothes on her back…it is all ours! We will check her phone, go in her room, maybe even take her clothes if we feel the need. We Want More?
Psalm 18 A Psalm of Thanksgiving: You are gasping for air, your lungs screech out in pain with every mouth full of black murky water. Arms thrash left to right, but to no avail. As far as the eye can see, the dark water extends out and around you-turning in and over itself as it Want More?
Psalm 17 Prayer for Rescue from Persecutors: How often have we felt as if trouble was circling us, making the gap between us and it shorter and shorter. Any moment we expect all sorts of calamity to launch itself at us. Our shoulders are tight, necks stiff, and tempers on edge as the day to Want More?