Hear Me! (Psalm 120)

I call on you, my God, in my distress,    please answer me.    save me, my God from the lying lips and     deceitful tongues of the willful, who surround me. Their lying is not helpful,    their deception is unkind, Make them listen,    their unfaithfulness is hurtful.    pierce their hearts withContinue reading “Hear Me! (Psalm 120)”

Merciful

Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy.[1] Above peace, empathy’s comfort, beyond justice, compassion’s heart, hence harmony’s restoration. Cooperation heals our wounds, our listening first, speaks volumes, and keeps judgment from directing. Forgiving includes forgetting – unfailing generosity fulfills unconditional love, Intrinsic to our covenant, relief precludes anxiety, concern excludes retribution. ThoseContinue reading “Merciful”

Tenderness (Psalm 16)

Dear Mother, keep me safe.    I rest assured with your protection. “You are my God.    without you, there is no goodness.” Your people, who share with us, are wonderful.    I take great delight in them. Those who worship other gods    have troubled hearts. I will not make sacrifices for those gods..Continue reading “Tenderness (Psalm 16)”