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River Crossings

Lift up a banner in the land! Blow the trumpet among the nations! Prepare the nations for battle against her; summon against her these kingdoms: Ararat, Minni and Ashkenaz. Appoint a commander against her; send up horses like a swarm … Continue reading

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Raindrops – All Streams Flow into the Sea

The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem:   “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.”   What do people gain from all their labors at which they toil under the sun?   Generations come and generations … Continue reading

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Enough!

There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, ‘Enough!’: the grave; the barren womb; land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, ‘Enough!’ – Proverbs 30:15-16 The end of proverbs contains some interesting and odd rhetorical … Continue reading

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A Steadfast Spirit

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my transgressions, and my sin is … Continue reading

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Scaling Walls

He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me. They confronted me in the day … Continue reading

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The Praise of Children and Infants

Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory in the heavens. Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.  When I consider … Continue reading

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Does the Rain Have a Father?

Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea or walked in the recesses of the deep?   Have the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?   Have you comprehended the vast … Continue reading

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