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In the School of the Psalms

“Poetry is the robe, the royal apparel,

in which truth asserts its divine origin.”

— Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887, clergyman)

Nowhere do we find divine truth dressed in more glorious, royal apparel than in the psalms of the Bible.   691 more words

We Need a Bucket

There is no lack in us of the impulse to pray. And there is no scarcity of requests to pray. Desire and demand keep the matter of prayer before us constantly. 61 more words

Prayer

From Psalm 119

The earth, O LORD,
is full of thy mercy:
teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119: 64 (KJV)

Block Print Heron is by John Bewick, courtesy of Reusable Art.

Poetry

Thy Kingdom Come - Praying the Psalms

It doesn’t seem like a year since I was hastily putting together an exhibition of paintings depicting the Lord’s Prayer.  Artists with strong connections to our parish each took a line from the prayer and created an image.  390 more words

St John's Church

so grateful

I sit and read the Psalms, sometimes many in the mornings, and sometimes one or two.  This fills my soul and I can approach other tasks with a new heart.  31 more words

Gratitude

once all this was new

once all this was new
and a challenge to learn
when not well

now I wind around
small country roads
reflecting on the gifts
of nature and poetry… 18 more words

Poetry

The Psalms and Nature

clouds with some blue
outside my study window
some days God seems so clear
other days I must dwell more deeply
in my reading of the Psalms… 9 more words

Beauty