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Psalter as Anchor, not Wings…why not both-and?

I am daunted that once again the psalm readings this morning are like an anchor rather than spirit-filled wings to which I look to the Word to send me into the day.   Instead, I am pulled down into my … Continue reading

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Awaken the Dawn

Note:  My readings this morning were accompanied by the spirit-infused music of Stanton Lanier.  I share it here, as ‘background’ with this written  reflection  given that the Spirit had me thinking about our five senses, today. As hard as I … Continue reading

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Reflection on Psalm 52: We are NOT what others understand of us; How Scripture is oft God’s mirror as oft as it light

I didn’t get far into to today’s lectionary readings before again being paused in the Psalter.  I prayed before reading for a more open heart – a broader lens, if you will,  and less focus on my immediate situation.  Then … Continue reading

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Pursuing Happiness?

For the eternal, life giving breath of the Psalter to speak into our lives revealing God and God’s will, when I bump into one of these Ascent Psalms, I am reminded of how particular, contextual and located the Psalter can … Continue reading

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1 Praise the Lord! O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures for ever.

This is a reflection I posted last year at Thanksgiving.  I returned to this post this morning because I was awakened with a familiar first thought that led to a question.  Am I where I am supposed to be on … Continue reading

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