Thirsty soul, Psalm 63

Iowa may not have mountain vistas or white beaches, but in summer its lush green fields and rolling tree-covered hills are beautiful. The land between the mighty Mississippi and the churning Missouri, creased by river valleys and meandering streams, displays more summer beauty than I-80 drivers realize. And it's a far cry from the arid wilderness … Continue reading Thirsty soul, Psalm 63

The Shadow of Your Wings, Psalm 17

"Keep me as the apple of your eye: hide me in the shadow of your wings," writes David in his Psalm 17 prayer (verse 8, ESV). How amazing to think of God valuing me as the apple of his eye! To imagine myself sheltering in the shadow of his wings! David begins his prayer from the perspective … Continue reading The Shadow of Your Wings, Psalm 17