“Peace be within thy walls”

Peace be within thy walls,
and prosperity within thy palaces.

For my brethren and companions’ sakes,
I will now say, Peace be within thee.

Because of the house of the LORD our God,
I will seek thy good.

Psalm 122: 7 – 9

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“my strength”

Let the words of my mouth,
and the meditation of my heart,
be acceptable in thy sight,
O LORD, my strength,
and my redeemer.

Psalm 19: 14

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The Psalms and Short Poems

For the Psalms 2020 series, I worked with the King James Version of the Bible. I enjoyed reprinting some verses in the form of a short poem.

Two examples:

Be thou exalted, LORD,
in thine own strength:
so will we sing and praise thy power.

Psalm 21: 13

Post from March 29, 2020

Let the words of my mouth,
and the meditation of my heart,
be acceptable in thy sight,
O LORD, my strength,
and my redeemer.

Psalm 19: 14

Post from March 28, 2020

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more blessings

more blessings
to bestow
orange tulip petals
in a bowl of water
by the window

This is an old poem, as flowers faded and lasted awhile longer in a new arrangement.

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