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Praying the Psalms in Detention

Every morning, when I do my morning devotions, I read from the Psalms.  About every two months I work my way through all the Psalms at least once. Psalms are prayers, so when I say I read through, I am … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 20

The one where Qohelet talks about work.   18 Look, I have seen what is good: it is fitting to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 19

The one where Qohelet talks about money and wealth    13 There is a grievous ill that I have seen under the sun: riches were kept by their owners to their own detriment, 14 and those riches were lost in a bad … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 18

The One where Qohelet says that satisfaction is hard to come by.   8 If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and right, do not be amazed at the matter; for the high … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 17

5 1Step carefully when you go to the house of God; to draw near to listen is better than the sacrifice offered by fools; for they don’t even know how to do evil, much less any good. 2 Be not rash … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 16

The one where Qohelet talks about wisdom and politics.  13 Better is a poor but wise youth than an old but foolish king, who will no longer take advice. 14 One can indeed come out of prison to reign, even though born … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 15

 The one where Qohelet talks about the importance of relationships.  7 Again, I saw vanity under the sun: 8 the case of solitary individuals, without sons or brothers; yet there is no end to all their toil, and their eyes are never … Continue reading

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