Tag Archives: Psalms

Do You Have a Favorite Psalm?

Probably the best known Psalm in the Bible is Psalm 23: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want . . .” And I do like this Psalm. I particularly like the part that says “Even though … Continue reading

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Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

We humans have a terrible time admitting when we are in the wrong. There’s always some justification for our actions, often that we were wronged first, or we had no choice, or some such nonsense. Misunderstandings escalate into disagreements, which … Continue reading

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Wake up to a New Year

Among my family and friends, I am the poet. As a result, I am sometimes asked to write poems for particular occasions and am happy to do so. But I am also blessed to have others share their poetry with me … Continue reading

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Illusion of Control

Like the power of the Wizard of Oz control is an illusion Just when I think I know how things will go I’m thrown into a state of confusion The illusion fades into oblivion and then And then what? I … Continue reading

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Deep Waters

Tears and sorrow overwhelmed me day after day after week after year No relief in sight as hopelessness appeared to win and then He drew me out of deep waters Each day presents a new challenge or the same challenge … Continue reading

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Keep Walking

Sometimes in life we find ourselves in a deep, dark valley. Often it feels more like a narrow slot canyon where no sunshine can reach. The Narrows slot canyon at Zion National Park is 18 miles long and if you … Continue reading

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Praise Like a Psalm

The other morning, I read Psalm 148 at the beginning of my prayer time. As I began to pray, this poem of praise was inspired. Praise the Lord! Praise Him, red dirt road …iris beginning to bloom Praise Him, purple … Continue reading

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Bushtits Flit

Rain showers fall …..with a chill in the air Trees blossom pastel pink ….weighed down by heavy drops ……….now sway in sunny breeze Tiny bushtits flit from branch ….to suet feeder to branch Then the flock departs ……..in one fell … Continue reading

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Mercy Abounds

Mercy mercy oh the sound My soul sweetly hears As I read the Psalms Sing God’s praise Music that surrounds I once was deaf to your refrain In silence I did dwell Until dear mercy You opened my ears To … Continue reading

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Scorched

Deep within my soul vengeance smoldered my sense of peace anger mouldered Indignation I felt entitled to keep burned my heart festered seeped Into each crevice scorched by flame mercy needed my Savior came Washed away ash and chars the … Continue reading

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