Advent Day 7: Psalm 46

God is our refuge and strength,     an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way     and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam     and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams make glad the city ofContinue reading “Advent Day 7: Psalm 46”

What Chamomile and Honey Can’t Do

I’m pretty sure I’ve had a cold/sinus infection since December 1.  It has backed off a little here and there as some kind of bacterial mercy move, but for the last two weeks (or something like that), it’s been no nonsense, in your face (and nose, and eyes, and ears, and chest), Die Hard withContinue reading “What Chamomile and Honey Can’t Do”

The Ninth Psalm as Rendered by Laurance Wieder

I stumbled upon this tonight in a book called The Poets’ Book of Psalms, and I really liked it, so I thought I’d share it.  That’s all 🙂 The Ninth Psalm If I could tell it all,I would say thank youfor the toppled statues,for the dusk of gods sungonly in dead languages,for wild grape vinesContinue reading “The Ninth Psalm as Rendered by Laurance Wieder”