“I lay my requests before God.”

“In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice. In the morning, I lay my requests before you, Lord, and wait in expectation.” We all have situations we care about that we cannot care for. Our hearts break as this friend shares about a family crisis and that friend shares about a personal struggle and […]

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“I lay my requests before God.”

“In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice. In the morning, I lay my requests before you, Lord, and wait in expectation.” We all have situations we care about that we cannot care for. Our hearts break as this friend shares about a family crisis and that friend shares about a personal struggle and […]

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You may be moved.

There are times when I watch something or read something or hear something that makes me stop, makes me weep. This video brings together four people whose relationship accomplished that stopping. I’ve been shaped by Eugene Peterson for thirty years. I read A Long Obedience in the Same Direction when I was teaching speech in […]

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A conversational reading of the song known as Psalm 4

(This is the first of a few posts on Psalm 4, written as a followup to Oscar Hammerstein and reading the Bible) Let’s look at Psalm 4. The header tells us that it is attributed to David, that it’s dedicated to some director of music, that it is written to be accompanied by stringed instruments. […]

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