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Psalm 23

Daily Meditation: Fear No Evil

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.24.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

When We Share a Table With Our Enemies

Lillian Daniel | Posted 07.28.2013 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

Thousands of years ago, in the world's most beloved psalm, the people were told that one day God would spread a table before them in the presence of their enemies: "Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies." What does it mean?

A Happy Accident Of Routine

Mark D. W. Edington | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
Mark D. W. Edington

This Sunday, when we gather for the morning's worship and hear the lectionary readings in their appointed place, we will both take comfort from the renewed assurance in these words of God's continuing love for us -- and send them forth as a prayer to those who have been lost too soon through an act of evil.

Being Quiet In A Clamoring World

Robert J. Morgan | Posted 05.11.2013 | Religion
Robert J. Morgan

Let's rethink our schedules and build some quiet zones into our daily dockets. Power down the clamor. Say no to noise, at least for a few minutes each morning. It may not pull the plug on the blender, but we'll undoubtedly go into each new day feeling juiced.

Recovering Green Pastures, Rediscovering Psalm 23

Robert J. Morgan | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Robert J. Morgan

The forfeiture of Psalm 23 and the Bible's other classic passages represents a tragic loss of grasslands. When we plow up green meadows, we squander spiritual nourishment. Relinquishing still waters brings moral drought.

Though I've Walked Through The Valley: PTSD And Psalm 23

Marshele Carter Waddell | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion
Marshele Carter Waddell

We need reminders that God's presence is our home, here and for eternity, wherever we are stationed or posted or sent. We need reminders that we are "rooted and established" in His love for us and that no government orders, wars or deaths can ever change that.

Five Mistakes In Your Bible Translation

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 02.08.2012 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

Starting about 2,300 years ago, the Hebrew Bible was translated into a Greek version now known as the Septuagint. One shortcoming of that translation is its inattention to near synonyms.

Seeing '50/50' Through The Eyes Of Psalm 23

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Eventually, the shadow of death will make itself known to us all and the chances for surviving life are not 50/50 but 0/0. In the meantime, may we value those who walk in the valley with us.

Finding God in the ICU

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

In hospice care, we realize that patients deserve a team of professionals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives in order to serve the person's physical, emotional, relational and spiritual needs.