Category Archives: Christianity

Tough love – Psalm 66

We’ve all come across one of those obnoxious kids that have been spoiled rotten, and don’t seem to value either the stuff they’ve got, or anybody else. Sadly, parents have all too often substituted spending money in place of spending … Continue reading

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Oh joy! – Psalm 65

See a beautiful sunset; watch waving fields of sweet, ripe corn; enjoy the rippled reflection of a mountain in a lake. These things do us good! Few of us don’t find some peace and joy entering our souls when we … Continue reading

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Feeling vulnerable – Psalm 64

A few weeks ago, the story emerged that some students at Warwick University had group texted, encouraging each other to rape particular women. With encrypted systems, they’d thought their chat was impregnable. That story came sharply to mind as I … Continue reading

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O for a taste! – Psalm 63

I love French bread. And ‘pain au raisin’ – when I stayed in France for a little while, I got TOTALLY hooked on them, and I discovered the best patisseries for them. Now I can only think back and drool! … Continue reading

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The need most desperate – Psalm 63

What is it you really, really want? For the teenager sitting an exam, it’s to pass. For the lonely, it’s someone to share life with. Some needs are desperate. But one of our most pressing requirements for life itself, is … Continue reading

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Rest for the weary – Psalm 62

Exhausted beyond coping. Bone weary. Wondering if I can make it up the stairs one more time. Many of us go through periods of life feeling like that, either through illness, or having to care for someone, or from too … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for trouble – Psalm 61

When a plane is about to crash, there aren’t many atheists on board. There are times in life, when it is instinctive to cry out to God. In difficult times, we will either turn to God and improve our prayer … Continue reading

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