Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 9

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies: What do you picture when you read this verse? Growing up, I always pictured a banquet table, set for a feast, and I couldn’t figure out why anyone would celebrate in a room with one’s enemies… The shepherd takes his sheep to highlands […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 8

Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. In the valleys of life, where storms press in, floods rage, and predators rush in, the Shepherd’s presence is comforting, and his rod and his staff are tools by which he rescues, disciplines, protects, and comforts his sheep. In North America, today’s shepherds often carry a rifle […]

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A Reflection of Psalm 23, Day 4

He Leads Me Beside Still Waters When I read through W. Phillip Keller’s explanation of watering sheep in “A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23“, my mind kept wandering to the woman at the well in John 4. Jesus seemed to go out of the way for a “divine appointment” with this Samaritan woman. When she […]

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Free to be Free

This morning I received a text from my oldest daughter who is in college down in Minneapolis. The college has prepared an early warning system to contact students if it looks like the election is going to result in riots. She has her things together as a precaution in case she has to leave the […]

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The Legacy I Want to Leave

Stephanie from All Things Bright and Beautiful recently asked me about writing a post for my daughters.  What an honor.  🙂  It has really had me thinking. I’m working on one post in particular, but in the meantime, to be honest, you could consider this whole blog a gift for my children.  My oldest daughter […]

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