Monday Musing

Monday Musing: Pause And Reflect (Pt. 3)

Last week we were in the cave - finding temporary shelter and making a plan to move forward. This week we've somehow made it to the strong, fortified city - the Psalmist doesn't tell us how that happens. But after the first Selah, the tone of the song changes. Psalm 46:4-7 (NRSV) says: There is… Continue reading Monday Musing: Pause And Reflect (Pt. 3)

Monday Musing

Monday Musing: Pause And Reflect (Pt. 2)

Research credit for this post goes to my pastor, who preached a sermon on Psalm 46 this past Mother's Day.  He pulled out some nuances in the text of this Psalm that made the geeky parts of my brain happy.  And I haven't stopped thinking about what it might mean for my life.  Selah. As… Continue reading Monday Musing: Pause And Reflect (Pt. 2)

Monday Musing

Monday Musing: On Talents And Tasks (part 2)

I'm not a fan of dirt under my fingernails, or even the sensation of dirt on my hands at all. But there was time, not very long ago, that I walked around with dirt on my hands, just hoping no one would notice it. I knew it was there; I knew why it was there. But I definitely hid it from everyone. The last thing I wanted to do was talk about what I had been doing (or not doing) that made my hands so dirty.