Shield Your Joyous Ones

   Watch, O Lord, with those who wake or weep tonight, and give your angels and saints charge over those who slumber. Tend your sick ones, O Lord Christ, Rest your weary ones, Bless your dying ones, Soothe your suffering ones, Pity your afflicted ones, Shield your joyous ones, And all for your love’s sake.Continue reading “Shield Your Joyous Ones”

When Life Moves Against You

On occasion lately I’ve had a crosswind. Naval aviators will say with a full confidence that taking off a carrier is one of life’s hardest experiences. When the catapult slams you it is best to take off directly into the wind. That really makes me think. Could a headwind really be necessary? Do we reallyContinue reading “When Life Moves Against You”

Flight Control

” But the people who trust the Lord will become strong again.     They will rise up as an eagle in the sky;         they will run and not need rest;         they will walk and not become tired.” Isaiah 40:31 To ‘renew’ your strength carries the idea of change– just as if you would change your clothesContinue reading “Flight Control”

Psalm 16, Study– “He is Always Good”

 Psalm 16 1 Protect me, God,        because I trust in you.  2 I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord.        Every good thing I have comes from you.”  3 As for the godly people in the world,        they are the wonderful ones I enjoy.  4 But those who turn to idolsContinue reading “Psalm 16, Study– “He is Always Good””