Laughter: Psalm 126

Children too are a gift from the LORD… Now for a little levity during Holy Week. Last night my wife and I decided to conduct an experiment. We put our two boys, two and four, in the same room to sleep for the night. We knew that this was a potentially disastrous move on our … Continue reading

Home: Psalm 122

My wife has created a beautiful house for us to live in. She did not build our house but within the confines of our walls she created beauty, peace, and order. Through the utilization of paint, nails, fabric, and a little ingenuity she took a house and made it our home. This is where we … Continue reading

Hope: Psalm 121

Psalm 121 I love my two boys. In their short time here on this earth they have taught me more about faith, love and hope than any other human teacher or mentor. Both boys have an unbridled exuberance for life. I love the way they look at me. Their little eyes pierce the depths of … Continue reading

Despair: Psalm 120

Despair

psalm 120 Throughout high school and college I was an avid hiker. I would find any excuse to head to the mountains, find a trail-head and journey upward onto the unknown trail. There was an allure in going up — to seek the summit. One trail in particular involved a significant descent into a gorge … Continue reading

Late have I loved you…

Late have I loved you, O Beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you! You were within me, but I was outside, and it was there that I searched for you. In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you. … Continue reading