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July 24, 2012

The Prayer of the Troubled Heart

Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.  From the end of the earth I call to you, when my heart is faint.  Lead me to the rock that is higher than I; for you are my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy.  Let me abide in your tent forever, find refuge under the shelter of your wings. 

                                    Psalm 61:1-4              The Prayer of the Troubled Heart


When pushed to its limits physically the body needs care.  It needs water, shelter from the elements beating down on it, a place to recline, and replenishing nourishment. This …

July 17, 2012

The dog days of summer


The dog days of summer got here early this year.  We hit records a number of days running where I live (in Nashville, TN)– one day is was 109 degrees!  On those kinds of days, the desire and need isfor relief and respite from heat and even more importantly, water for a parched land.  The past two days have brought a series of summer thunderstorms and you can almost hear the land breathe a sigh of relief for the rain.  The most recent news stories are now telling us this may be our new normal.  If that is the …