Tag Archives: psalms

God is…

You are the vivid white petal of a cherry blossom, the brilliant yellow of a hibiscus, the deepest pink of a fuchsia bud, the complex crimson of an open rose.   You are the fine, virgin down of a cygnet, The fine dust of a clouded sulphur, the shocking, blush of feathers of a flamingo, […]

Heavenly Host

Our Cup Overflows You prepare a feast for me In the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; My cup overflows. Psalm 23:5 The psalmist turns here from the image of the Lord as Shepherd to the Lord as Host. One of the biblical margin notes refers to the story in Luke […]

Rest and Peace

He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside still waters. Psalm 23:2 Did you know that sheep will not drink from running water? They will only drink from quiet, still water. We are God’s sheep. He knows we will only hear His voice when we are still and quiet. I’ve come […]

Planting Seeds of Vision   Now as I grow old and my hair turns gray, I ask that You not abandon me, O God. Allow me to share with the generation to come about Your power; Let me speak about Your strength and wonders to all those yet to be born. (Psalm 71:18 The Voice) […]