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19

Lucky 13

An (as usual) pithy, thoughtful meditation from one of my favorite blogger/meditators. Read and enjoy!

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I did a funeral today. Can you guess what psalm I used?

That’s right. Good ole Psalm 23. The psalm people who don’t even know scripture probably know.

It’s so well constructed. So heartfelt. What could beat images like the gentle shepherd, and the valley of the shadow of death, and dwelling in the house of the lord forever? I don’t know for sure who wrote Psalm 23, but it’s earned its place as Top-10Bests.com’s 2nd most famous scripture, right under the reigning champion “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

But just once, I’d love someone to suggest something different. Maybe accidentally ask for Psalm 13 instead of Psalm 23.

Have you read Psalm 13 recently?

Psalm 13

For the director of music. A psalm of David.

1How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever?
How long will you hide your face from me?
2How long must I…

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