It was my back pain that got me in the yoga studio, but it is the Psalmist who keeps me coming back. “Be still and know that I am God,” he writes.
Do you think it better to have high expectations of others and risk disappointment, or to have low expectations and have them exceeded regularly?
As this academic year nears its close, I encourage you to use this passage as you pray for and with your graduates.
Prayer is an incubator that provides the spiritual conditions to grow religious passion. Furthermore, prayer reminds us that the Divine presence is near even when our circumstances suggest God is far away.
David’s prayer can serve as a model of how we should pray for our political leaders, especially our newly elected president.
Daily Scripture TextsPsalm 148Proverbs 8:22-311 John 5:1-12
This summer, I spent time sitting at a dog beach in western Michigan. I set up a comfortable spot for myself and watched as my housemates played fetch …