Psalm 118 (Psalms on the Trail)

“This is the day the Lord has made;  let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 For a number of years now, I have woken up on a Friday morning, realized that it is my day off, and stretched with pleasure.  The words of this psalm then run through my head:  This is […]

Psalm 19 (Psalms on the Trail)

“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky proclaims its maker‘s handiwork.”  Psalm 19:1 For those of you who know and love the Virginia Blue Ridge, this photo looks north toward the Peaks of Otter from one of the places where the AT crosses the Parkway.   I am just out of reach […]

Psalm 10 (Psalms on the Trail)

    “But you do see! Indeed you note trouble and grief, that you may take it into your hands; the helpless commit themselves to you.” Psalm 10:14 Reflection:  It’s raining outside this morning.  Looking at this photo, I am reminded of thunderstorms I encountered while hiking, times when I felt helpless.  The only thing I […]