Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Stilled and Quieted Soul

But I have stilled and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with its mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me. Psalm 131:2   Can anyone cultivate a stilled and quieted soul? Is that even possible in today’s … Continue reading

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His Word Brings Hope

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope. Psalm 130:5   In the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Rome he states, “For everything that was written in the past was written … Continue reading

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God Has Cut Us Free

But the Lord is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked. Psalm 129:4   Last week, here at the Hornback Homestead, we were hammered with 12-14 inches of snow over a 12 hour period. Since our … Continue reading

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Walk in His Ways

Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in his ways. Psalm 128:1   I have always enjoyed hiking and being outdoors all my life. I’ve hiked in some spectacular places in Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, Texas, … Continue reading

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The Lord is the Builder

Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. Psalm 127:1   Today’s passage from the Psalms is a very familiar passage. I’ve heard it used … Continue reading

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Filled with Joy

The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy. Psalm 126:3   I absolutely adore and unequivocally agree with today’s passage. The Lord has done great things for me and I am filled with joy! You … Continue reading

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Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever. Psalm 125:1   Trust is a marvelous and magnificent mechanism. When we place our trust in something, we rely on it, we attach … Continue reading

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Help in the Name of the Lord

Our help is in the name of the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 124:8 In the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Romans, he clearly states, “For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave … Continue reading

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Eyes of Faith

I lift my eyes to you, to you whose throne is in heaven. Psalm 123:1 Faith is always looking upward toward God. No matter what is happening in your life, faith requires that you look toward God for the strength, … Continue reading

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Peace Within Your Walls

May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels. Psalm 122:7 Perhaps one of the greatest challenges one faces when dealing with a terminal illness like Alzheimer’s disease, is how to handle the turmoil it creates in … Continue reading

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