Friday Prayer: Psalm 27 Revisited

Psalm 27, Revised Julia Edition God is my opening to life and my deliverance from evil— who thinks they can scare me? The Lord is a solid fence around me— who will try and come through God’s defenses? When those who oppose God’s will come at me thinking they can do something, it is all over for… Read More

Friday Prayer: Psalm 100, Camp Style

Hey, creation! Make a joyful noise to the God who made you! We talk about the Lord with excitement. We sing to God with joy! As true as multiplication tables and that water is wet, the Lord is God- in charge of everything! God made us, along with everything else. We are God’s people- known… Read More

Friday Prayer: Yearning

May he defend the cause of the poor of the people, give deliverance to the needy, and crush the oppressor. – Psalm 72:4 God in heaven, what would this look like? You withstood David’s murder of Uriah and his adulterous tendencies, allowing the defenseless Bathsheba not only to be raped, but to experience the death of her child.… Read More

Friday Prayer: When It Happens

I do not believe in opening the Bible, pointing your finger, and taking advice from what your eye hits. I do believe that God works mysteriously. Recently, I spoke with two women who are preparing to get married after more than forty years together. We sought appropriate scripture passages for their small ceremony. As I turned from… Read More