Psalm 146 (Psalms on the Trail)

Put not your trust in rulers, in mortals in whom there is no help…. Happy are they who have the God of Jacob for their help, whose hope is in the Lord their God…. who gives justice to those who are oppressed, and food to those who hunger. The Lord sets the captive free… Psalm […]

Psalm 48 (Psalms on the Trail)

In the midst of your temple, O God, we meditate on your steadfast love. Mark this—God is our God forever and ever, guiding us even to the end.  Psalm 48:9,14 Reflection:  Do you see those tall peaks in the distance?  I certainly noticed them, because I realized that I had hiked over them!  On the […]

Psalm 20 (Psalms on the Trail)

“May the Lord send you help from the sanctuary, and give you support from Zion.”  Psalm 20:2 I am on a mattress in the upstairs of a rustic bunkhouse open as a hiker hostel on the property of Holy Family Catholic Church in Pearisburg, VA.  This hostel is a sanctuary of help and support.  Hot […]