Thankful in All Things
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Thankful in All Things

In everything, give thanks. At every time, even when it’s time to do something unpleasant, In every place, even where you don’t want to go, In every way, even sometimes in ways you find strange, For every one, even the people you really don’t like, For every privilege, even those you’d rather not acknowledge, For…

Weariness
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Weariness

Why? Why? … says Jacob. … asks Israel. My Lord doesn’t even notice As justice slinks away. Don’t you know? Haven’t you heard? Eternal God, Creator of the Universe Doesn’t tire Doesn’t wear out. Just try to find something God doesn’t understand! Giving strength to the weary Great power to the powerless Even the young…

Psalm 50
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Psalm 50

Asaf’s Song Yahweh, God over gods spoke Summoning the world from farthest east to utter west. From Zion, his perfect beauty Blazes out everywhere. Our God is coming, and will not be silenced Devouring fire leads, Powerful wind surrounds. He calls to the skies above and the ground below to judge his people. Gather to…

Like David (A Meditation on Psalm 51)
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Like David (A Meditation on Psalm 51)

Like David, I can   Approach God Because God is Giving Loving Forgiving Fully cleansing.   Confess Because I am a Sinner Displeaser Prisoner Veteran wrongdoer.   Rejoice Because God Teaches Enlightens Washes Songs restores.   Be restored Because God is Creator Restorer Granter Willing deliverer.   Proclaim Because I’m Singing Praising Sacrificing Witness giving.…

Give the Creator the Credit Due – A Poetic Response to Psalm 148
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Give the Creator the Credit Due – A Poetic Response to Psalm 148

Give the Creator the credit that’s due. Shine forth Distant galaxies Glowing nebulas Giant stars Blackest holes. Go out Angels bright Seraphim flashing Winds blowing Flames burning. Since God is the maker, the builder, designer, Our lifegiver, ruler, sustainer, refiner. Learn of him Scientist Physicist Astronomer Chemist Tell of him Historian Sociologist Theologian Philosopher Give the creator the…