Category Archives: Psalms

Hang on; joy’s on the way – Psalm 30

Life was at one of it’s most bleak points, with serious illness in the family, financial difficulties I couldn’t see my way past, and I was exhausted beyond words. I cried out to God one evening, and the words came … Continue reading

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Oh wow! – Psalm 29

  Flying down to Guernsey for my son’s wedding last April, we had an amazing Wow! moment as the sun began setting. The colours deepened as we watched transfixed, through the plane window. I tried taking photos, but they didn’t come … Continue reading

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Stronger than you think – Psalm 28

Ever find yourself smiling at your little self? I remember being on a bus, and as more and more people were packing in, I exclaimed, “The driver must be so strong to be able to make the bus go with … Continue reading

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The sweetest thing – Psalm 27

If you were to be granted just one wish, what would that be? What is the one thing dearest to your heart, that you just long for? Much of David’s life was dogged by strife of one sort or another … Continue reading

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Living good – Psalm 26

How good are you? How good do you feel? Would you dare to ask anyone to inspect you, and appraise your life style? I too well remember Ofsted inspections in my teaching career, and that awful sinking feeling of being … Continue reading

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A friend for all seasons – Psalm 25

I listened to a radio item on shame the other day. I hadn’t realised that guilt is what I feel about wrong things I’ve done. Shame on the other hand, is how I feel my wrongdoing is being received by … Continue reading

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Why I think I’m big – Psalm 24

How insignificant am I? Using the word ‘my’ is hardly even appropriate, given that everything in the whole world, me included, belongs to God. Nothing is mine my right, but only by gracious gift. I found verse 6 particularly challenging. … Continue reading

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