Death Valley ∙

Death Valley ∙ It is a land as dark as midnight, a land of gloom and confusion, where even the light is dark as midnight. – Job 10:22 Psalms 23:4 Even when I walk through the valley of death, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staffContinue reading “Death Valley ∙”

Each of us is a mere breath ∙

Each of us is a mere breath ∙ But now, Lord, what do I look for? You are my only hope! – Psalm 39:7 Psalms 39:1-11  1 I said to myself, “I will watch what I do and not sin in what I say. I will hold my tongue when the ungodly are around me.”Continue reading “Each of us is a mere breath ∙”

What is the best GPS? ∙

What is the best GPS? ∙ I will call to you whenever I’m in trouble, and you will answer me. – Psalms 86:7 Psalms 86:1-13  1 O LORD, and hear my prayer; answer me, for I need your help.  2 Protect me, for I am devoted to you. Save me, for I serve you andContinue reading “What is the best GPS? ∙”

Everyone understands desperation ∙

Everyone understands desperation ∙ I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. – Psalm 13:5 Psalms 13:1-6   1 O LORD, how long will you forget me? Forever? How long will you look the other way?  2 How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul, with sorrow in my heartContinue reading “Everyone understands desperation ∙”

Shallow repentance ∙

Shallow repentance ∙ I want you to show love, not offer sacrifices. I want you to know me more than I want burnt offerings. – Hosea 6:6 Hosea 6:1-6  1 Come, let us return to the LORD. He has torn us to pieces; now, he will heal us. He has injured us; now, he willContinue reading “Shallow repentance ∙”