Monthly Archives: September 2014

Clothed With the Armor of God

As I was mediating on the life of King David and the words of Paul concerning the armor of God, I thought about how our fight is not with flesh and blood. It inspired me to write this poem. Believers should be warriors since we are always in battle. We are defenseless without the armor of God. We should have a heart that is a warrior heart and one that is always ready for battle. Continue reading

Psalm 23 Reflection and Commentary

There is so much to be gleaned in a study of Psalm 23. This is my translation of Psalm 23 based on my study of the original Hebrew. What follows are some of my personal reflections and commentary on Psalm 23. Continue reading

Lessons in the Book of Psalms

I have always had a great love for the whole Bible, but the Psalms hold a special place in my heart. I love the poetry, since I am a poet. I appreciate the raw emotion that comes across in the various psalms. The emotions that I feel in my life I find expressed in the book of Psalms from people who I greatly admire such as King David. Continue reading

Reasons to Pray

The topic of prayer has been on my mind lately. I have had discussions with my husband about the power of prayer and I will always remember a dear friend of mine asking me about the point of prayer. I wrote this poem to answer my friend about prayer. Continue reading

Prayer Haiku

Sometimes it takes some real strength just to get through the day. I believe in the power of prayer and the power of the One who answers prayer. Continue reading