psalm 23
through the valley

through the valley

The psalm from today’s liturgy is perhaps the best known of all of the 150 psalms. It is a text known by name, number and popular melody: 

confident hope

confident hope

While the visible present fear is a biological virus, the fact is that we humans face fear every day.

my dwelling place

my dwelling place

The psalm from today’s Mass is perhaps the best known of the 150 psalms giving direction and hope in the midst of daily struggles.

by heart

by heart

Like me, many of you will have learnt things by heart as a child, perhaps a prayer or a poem or multiplication tables. This rote-learning method went out of fashion for...

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be the first

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so simple

so simple

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get dressed

get dressed

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sense-able ?

sense-able ?

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tuning in

tuning in

If you saw a burning bush, would you (a) call 911, (b) get the hot dogs, or (c) recognise God?