My Custom 23rd Psalm

Welcome to my brand new website! Isn’t it pretty? Thank you Deb Raley for spending so much time on it to make it feel like me. I am looking forward to spending time with you here and I hope you and I will develop a long and lasting friendship. You’ll definitely get to know me and since you are here, you already “get me” and my humor. Now, I want to get to know you. I hope you’ll feel free to comment and ask questions and tell me stories and make me laugh and let me know how I can pray for you.

This is my first blog I’ve ever written. I hope you’ll allow me to borrow from one of my previous FaceBook posts. It’s one I like very much, and I think you’ll like it too.

I love the Psalms. I love that God used “Little David” to write many of his songs alone with his sheep, or for the congregation to sing. He’s so vulnerable. Never afraid of saying or singing anything. He wasn’t afraid of crying, griping, wondering where God was, sleeping, then waking up and crying more. I do that. God is not scared of that, or put off by it. He actually welcomes it! He wants me to pour everything out in honesty to Him. Then He can freely talk to me.

Many times I’ve worked on my own personalized 23rd Psalm – one of the most famous Psalms of all. As David wrote his, I can just imagine that he looked out of the caves where he was hiding from King Saul over to a small shepherd watching his sheep. David may have been afr