English Pigeons

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.” Psalm 32:8 In April 2002, I was sitting in this cavernous waiting room at King’s Cross in London, England.  I was waiting for a bus to Cambridge, UK.  I sat all alone, and stared at theContinue reading “English Pigeons”

The Snare of the Fowler: Psalms 91

“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High     will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress,     my God, in whom I trust.”  Psalm 91:1-2, NIV This psalm focuses on intimacy. Throughout the entire chapter we see personal pronouns used. In contrast to other psalms thatContinue reading “The Snare of the Fowler: Psalms 91”

Escaping Like a Caged Bird– Psalm 124

The Lord Saves His People A song for going up to worship. Of David.  1 What if the Lord had not been on our side?         (Let Israel repeat this.)  2 What if the Lord had not been on our side         when we were attacked?  3 When they were angry with us,         they would have swallowed us alive.  4 They would have been like aContinue reading “Escaping Like a Caged Bird– Psalm 124”

The Wonder of It All

This day– this wonderfully good day, has been a flood of kindness for my soul. Sitting on my deck soaking up the Alaskan sun, I’m jolted by a considerable awe at the created world that swirls around me. I haven’t though these thoughts for a long time. But now they visit me, and I thinkContinue reading “The Wonder of It All”