Under the Shadow of Your Wings

Psalm 63


A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.

O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;

my soul thirsts for you;

my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.


So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory.

Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.

So I will bless you as long as I live;
in your name I will lift up my hands.


My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips, when I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night;

for you have been my help,

and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy.


Six months ago, my sweet daughter Noelle was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and we began seeking how to best care and treat that condition.

In the meantime, we have also been moving forward with a scheduled Nuss procedure for a congenital chest condition called Pectus Excavatum which is expected to take place sometime this summer.

Without my faith in Christ, and my firm knowledge that God is truly our good Father and loving Shepherd, I would be lost.

Jesus, by Your love and grace and watchful care, I am sustained. You carry us and care for us. We find mercy under Your loving wings and we sing for joy.

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