Archives for March 2016

Psalm 65 (Psalms on the Trail)

“You visit the earth and water it, you greatly enrich it; the river of God is full of water.”  Psalm 65:9 I’ve been feeling dry for a while.  Now, you need to understand that originally when I first became a pastor, I never intended to preach every Sunday, but more like 2-3 times a month. […]

Psalm 64 (Psalms on the Trail)

They say, “Who will see us?  Who will find out our crimes?  We have thought out a perfect plot.” For the human heart and mind are a mystery.  Psalm 64: 6,7. Reflection:  The photo above looks into the heart of a dying tree hanging onto the edge of a rock face.  The folds of its […]

Psalm 63 (Psalms on the Trail)

Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; I will lift up my hands and call on your name.  Psalm 63:3-4 My body matters, and I believe it wants to be included in my prayers with God. When I “wait […]

Psalm 62 (Psalm on the Trail)

  For God alone I wait in silence; from God comes my salvation. Psalm 62:1 Sometimes, God, I am too quick to run off and talk to others about what’s on my mind before I talk to you.  Maybe I want someone else’s wisdom because I think you can speak through them better than if […]

Psalm 61 (Psalms on the trail)

Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.  From the end of the earth I call upon you as my heart grows faint…. Let me abide in your tent forever, find refuge under the shelter of your wings.   Psalm 61:1-2,4  Reflection:  As the AT hike progressed, my hiking buddy and I were able […]