A psalm a day helps you work, rest, and pray

Good Friday

My father, my father, why have you forsaken me?

A cry of dereliction from parched lips.

Real words unspoken yet perfectly formed, through

Knotted stomach and coughed up bile.

So can time heal this pain and this fear?

Utter rejection—can it found some greater purpose?

Entering something new by painful paradigm shift?

Not a path you would choose, but a new road all the same.

So many fathers and so many sons—

Broken relationships over decades and centuries lie.

Yet at least one broken son in history

Crystallised magnalia Dei though he did die.



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This blog’s central aim is to explore all aspects of how the Psalter (the biblical psalms) functions as Scripture today.

To this end it will also include book reviews on the Book of Psalms and related topics.

Some posts will reflect more broadly on biblical interpretation or hermeneutics.

If you like what you see here and want to arrange for me to give a lecture, run a teaching event or a short retreat based around The Psalms then contact me so we can discuss how this might work.

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