Psalms


We Will Sing, Sing an Old Song 2

We don’t have to be musicians to know the power of music. We carry music with us through all the places of our lives and in all the places in our hearts. And in especially potent moments, the music may well do the carrying. David, a man after God’s own […]


A Heart Like His: David’s Journey

I find it curious that despite his many flaws David is given a generous title: a man after God’s own heart. (1 Samuel 13:14).  One of my favorite questions to ask friends and family at times has been “why is David called – a man after God’s own heart?”  Those […]


Darkness is My Closest Friend

A Scripture Reading from Psalm 88 You have taken from me friend and neighbor—darkness is my closest friend. Psalm 88:18   Many North American Christians are naïve about suffering. We design a remedy for every anguish. We go to the doctor to replace a creaky knee. We go to the […]