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One of my favorite quotes is: "Whatever job we get and whatever task we are assigned can serve as a container for grace" (Eugene Peterson in "Practical Resurrection"). I pray that the words and sentences on this blog may also serve as "containers of grace" for its readers.
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Tag Archives: Psalm 23
He knocked on my back door with authority. He was was wearing a backwards baseball cap, a T-shirt, and khaki cargo shorts.”My name’s Daniel. Are you expecting a delivery from Meijer?” he asked. I nodded. “Can you bring the bags … Continue reading
“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives” (Annie Dillard) My husband and I have been in a peculiar time of helplessness for a few weeks. He has a new diagnosis of too much protein … Continue reading
One of the benefits of growing older is that our understanding of scripture passages can deepen. Psalm 23 has always been one of my favorite passages. I have written often about its meaning to me on this blog. But a … Continue reading
PSALM 23 (KJV)* The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. Please be my shepherd! I know if I follow you patiently, I will have everything I need. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth … Continue reading
In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it and put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this well-loved passage we are … Continue reading
“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures: he leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul; he leads me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake” Psalm 23: … Continue reading
“God, my shepherd. I don’t need a thing. You have bedded me down in lush meadows, you find me quiet pools to drink from. True to your word, you let me catch my breath and send me in the right direction.” (Psalm 23: 1-2 in The … Continue reading