Psalm 127 (Psalms on the Trail)

“Unless the Lord builds the house, their labor is in vain who build it…. It is vain to rise early and go to bed so late; vain, too, to eat the bread of toil; for you, Lord, give sleep to your beloved.”  Psalm 127:1-2 One never knows what kind of houses one might find on the trail. This, I think, […]

Psalm 4 (Psalms on the Trail)

“I will both lie down and sleep in peace; for you alone, O Lord, make me lie down in safety.”  Psalm 4:8   My reflection on this verse: When my dog, Chester, and I hiked the C&O Canal trail,  we could go for miles with few places to sit.  If we stepped off the narrow […]