Fuzzy Thoughts of David

Tag: despair

  • How to Rest in Hope – Reflection on Psalm 54

    How to Rest in Hope – Reflection on Psalm 54

    Psalm 54:1-7 Hiding I remember wonderful times of youth, playing Kick the Cans or Hide and Go Seek. In my neighborhood, all the kids would gather across the street and we would play until it was too dark to see. I was pretty good at hiding, which was extremely helpful in both games. I could […]

  • Hope in Darkness – Reflection on Psalm 43

    Hope in Darkness – Reflection on Psalm 43

    Not Always Good Times If I follow God, everything will work out alright. At least that is what I want to believe. In order to hang onto that belief, I have to forget history and that none of the Apostles had a particularly easy life. I have to forget that the 2nd-century church father Tertullian […]

  • Disturbed and Downcast

    Disturbed and Downcast

    Psalm 42 Disturbed Twice the Psalmist asks, “Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me?” Can you identify? Something’s wrong, deep within. Perhaps, like the psalmist, we can’t figure out what’s wrong. The psalmist asks his soul for answers, but gets none. Maybe we all have these experiences. Life comes at us […]

  • Morning Reflection 3/13/12 – Psalm 22

    Plea for Deliverance from Suffering and Hostility To the leader: according to The Deer of the Dawn. A Psalm of David. 1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? 2 O my God, I cry by day, but you […]

  • Morning Reflection 2/29/12 – Psalm 13

    Prayer for Deliverance from Enemies To the leader. A Psalm of David. 1    How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? 2    How long must I bear pain in my soul, and have sorrow in my heart all day long? How long shall my enemy […]