Wandering the Psalms

Wandering Through the Psalms 81:13

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“If my people would only listen to me,  if Israel would only follow my ways…” Psalm 81:13

How many times have I said, “If they would only listen to me their life would be a lot less complicated,” and shake my head in disbelief. Poor God, I bet His head could...Read More »


Wandering Through the Psalms 78:1

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“My people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth.” Psalm 78:1

Ok, I read Your teachings.  I listen to my minister tell be about your teachings, now I guess it’s time for me to listen to You myself.

I’m turning off my IPod and letting You in….

 

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Wandering Through the Psalms 49:1, 3

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“Hear this, all you peoples; listen, all who live in this world. My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the meditation of my heart will give you understanding.” Psalm 49:1, 3

Opening my heart during meditation is the best way for me to hear God’s wisdom. As I read His words,  listen with my...Read More »


Wandering Through the Psalms 85:8

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“I will listen to what God the Lord will say; He promises peace to His people…” Psalm 85:8

I will listen to the Lord, but how do I know it’s Him? Oh yeah, He promises peace to me and maybe just maybe, I will feel Him as I sit in His presence and...Read More »


Wandering Through the Psalms 9:1

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“I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will show forth all thy marvelous works.” Psalm 9:1

I can praise You with my mouth oh Lord, that might be what we call “lip service”, but I’ll have to think about my WHOLE heart. There may be a...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 4:1

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“Answer me when I call to You my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer.” Psalm 4:1

Sometimes I act as if praying to You, Holy One, is like calling 911. I pray, You jump into Your  ambulance and race over...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 19:14

“May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Oh Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.” Psalms 19:14 

I can only imagine how different my days would be if the first words out of my mouth were these. These words are...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 3:3

“But You O Lord, are a shield around me.” Psalm 3:3

Thank You heavenly one. You shield me from all the hurt in my own little world in so many ways. Open my eyes  to the pain in Your world. Guide me to see how I can help extend Your...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 5:3

“In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.” Psalm 5:3

Aren’t You lucky Lord? Each morning You get to hear me sing your praises before I start grumbling, complaining and whining. I can’t believe you put up with...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 4:1

“Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me   

and hear my prayer.” Psalm 4:1

I know You are always there for me. I know You will calm my heart and spirit with  Your patient  love and will...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 2:12

“Blessed are all who take refuge in him.” Psalm 2:12

Boy am I blessed.  I’m always asking You to take care of me, solve my problems, heal others, and the list continues.  I take refuge in You because I know You are always here for me! So why don’t I truly...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 33:4-5

For the word of the Lord is upright and all His work is done in faithfulness. He loves righteousness and justice …” Psalms 33:4 and 5

So the psalmist David says God loves righteousness. Did God say it? Does He want me to be righteous among others? Am I...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 1:3

“He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.” Psalm 1:3

Prosper…hum… I look around my home and can see we have definitely prospered, but somehow I think I need to look...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 1:2

“But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.” Psalm 1:2

Wow! Delighting in the law of the Lord sounds really easy. I try to follow His ways all the time. I think about it anyway because it’s how I...Read More »


Wandering Through Psalms 1:1

The Psalms are my  source of solace, strength, joy and peace. They are where I go each morning to sit at the feet of God and feel His presence. My reflections are not the result of research by a Biblical scholar, just those of a Texas girl with a...Read More »


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