Tag Archives: despair

Reflections on Psalm 119 (ע Ayin)

Psalm 119:121-128 121 I do what is fair and right. Do not abandon me to my oppressors! 122 Guarantee the welfare of your servant! Do not let the arrogant oppress me! 123 My eyes grow tired as I wait for your deliverance, for … Continue reading

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The Job Principle

Imagine you’re a real pessimist. Eeyore’s got nothing on you. You have to periodically fight through major depressive storms that are fueled by the conviction that you’re SCREWED. Period. You’re the only person on God’s green earth that he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Discouragement

“If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.” –1 John 3:20 I’m saying goodbye to the latest spiritual/emotional trough. This last one was so severe that I could accomplish nothing … Continue reading

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Unconditional Surrender

It was around 10 pm when Bill’s headlights swept through my yard and across the front of the house as he was turning into the driveway. He couldn’t pull all the way in since I was already halfway down the … Continue reading

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Stewardship of the Mind

A  friend sent me a piece about the human mind that is well worth sharing. As is his custom, Fred selected this from among the undervalued archives of 19th-century letters.

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