Consoled-Psalm 101

I sing of your love and mercy;

   You, my Lady, and my God.

I am careful to lead a life worthy of Your love —

   I follow my heart and feel safe in Your house.

I hate faithlessness

   and will not keep the fickle company.

I get angry when I hear slander and gossip,

   I will not condone it;

I won’t deal with the duplicitous

   the dishonest cannot be trusted

The wicked disturb the peace

   I cannot accompany them

The faithful and humble console me,

   I enjoy their presence.

I am happy to walk with them

   they are welcome at my table.

Published by carlfmaulbeck

In the movie "Harvey", Elwood P Dowd, played by Jimmy Stewart, explains coping with the world this way: "Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be' - she always called me Elwood - 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me." Well, for years I was smart, oh so very smart, I too recommend pleasant - Trust the harmony

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