A Poetic Reflection on Psalm 5:3

“In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”  Psalm 5:3 Breathing in the morning air, I lay my requests before you. Presenting them, lifting them up To your awaiting ears – confidently, expectantly. I will wait to hear your voice, The soft whisperContinue reading “A Poetic Reflection on Psalm 5:3”

Wrapping My Arms Around Wisdom

It wasn’t until a few years ago when I finally understood what it meant, and how important it was, to pray for wisdom. In The Voice translation, Proverbs 3:18 describes wisdom this way: She is like a tree that produces a satisfied life for anyone who can wrap their arms around her;  happiness waits for anyContinue reading “Wrapping My Arms Around Wisdom”

Who Would You Be?

Who would you be if . . . You stopped trusting in chariots and horses and put your trust in God? (Psalm 20:7) You prayed for your enemies? (Matthew 5:24) You prayed without ceasing? (1 Thessalonians 5:17) You accepted God’s grace? (Ephesians 2:8) You took time daily to rest in God’s presence (Psalm 62:5) WhoContinue reading “Who Would You Be?”