Monthly Archives: May 2014

My King and My God

You are my King and my God, who decrees victories for Jacob. Through you we push back our enemies; through your name we trample our foes. Psalm 44:4-5 Today’s passage pretty much sums up my philosophy for fighting Alzheimer’s disease. … Continue reading

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Dealing with Depression

Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Psalm 43:5 One of the difficult struggles a dementia patient faces is … Continue reading

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My Joy and My Delight

Then will I go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. I will praise you with the harp, O God, my God. Psalm 43:4 It is often said that times of tribulation will either make … Continue reading

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God’s Guiding Light

Send forth your light and your truth, let them guide me; let them bring me to your holy mountain, to the place where you dwell. Psalm 43:3 I have an absolute childlike love for lighthouses. There is something strikingly special … Continue reading

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God of My Life

By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me – a prayer to the God of my life. Psalm 42:8 Perhaps one of the greatest lessons I’ve learned since my diagnosis of Early Onset Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Swept Over By Grace

Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me. Psalm 42:7 Many commentaries and Psalm journalists identify Psalm 42 as being a biblical passage dealing with depression and despondency. Today’s … Continue reading

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Meet With God

My soul thirsts for God, the living God. When can I go and meet with God? Psalm 42:2 The Psalmist poses a perfectly profound question in today’s passage. I suppose in Old Testament times, the only place to go and … Continue reading

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Panting for God

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. Psalm 42:1 The weather here in Kentucky has been unusual to say the least. We will have 600 days followed by 850 days. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Raise Me Up

But you, O Lord, have mercy on me; raise me up, that I may repay them. I know that you are pleased with me, for my enemy does not triumph over me. Psalm 41:10-11 Last week was probably the worse … Continue reading

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The Lord Sustains

The Lord will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness. Psalm 41:3 I had a lumbar puncture procedure done earlier in the week. It has left me with some pretty severe headaches so writing … Continue reading

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