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A Prayer for Focus

The prayer of the first stanza or strophe of Psalm 119 begins with beatitudes that echo Psalm 1: “Blessed are those who way is blameless, who walk in the way of the LORD!” These blessings introduce us to the intense … Continue reading

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Prayer for Spiritual Survival

    Years ago, I lived in a steel-mill town.  On the south side of the town was a large metal hill that we called Slag Mountain.  It was the dumping site for impurities that had been discarded in the making … Continue reading

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