Psalm 150 (Psalms on the Trail)

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Hallelujah!”  Psalm 150:6     At the conclusion of the 500+ miles of walking the Appalachian Trail down the spine of  Virginia, I also concluded the third round of praying through the book of Psalms.  The very last verse of the very last psalm reads, “Let everything that […]

Breath Prayer

In my last post, I talked about how I have begun to pay attention to my breathing as I climb up steep mountain slopes. Attention to filling my lungs with air and pacing breath with my steps will certainly be a part of the long trek up, down, and across the heights and valleys of […]

Breathe In, Breathe Out

Let’s face it: breathing is essential. We cannot live on this earth without breathing.  As humans we may be different in many ways, but the one thing that unites us is our breathing. Most of the time we pay little attention to this common activity. Singers and respiratory therapists would be notable exceptions. But breathing […]