Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands submissive and inactive in the path where sinners walk, nor sits down to relax and rest where the scornful and mockers gather.
But his delight are in the precepts, instructions, the teachings of God (The Bible), and he habitually ponders and studies by day and by night.
And he shall be like a tree firmly planted and tended by the streams of water, ready to bring forth its fruit in its season; whose leaf also shall not fade or wither; and everything he does shall prosper. (Psalm 1)
My heart is heavy for the devastation that is taking place in the world around us. So many souls have been lost, and I wonder if they are lost for all eternity. I hope not.
The book of Psalms is my shelter during the storms of life. My Amplified Bible describes them this way:
“With many authors over a long period of time contributing to this collection, the Psalms reflect a wide variety of feelings, emotions, attitudes and interests. Since these psalms come out of the experiences of individuals from such a wide background, they have had a universal appeal throughout the millenniums since they were written. ”
Rx: Take one a day, and see what the Lord would speak to your heart.