Rend Your Heart

“Rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and relenting from evil.” (Joel 2:13) As we approach the beginning of Holy Week and the end of Lent, I have been reflecting on this passage, one of the […]

The Noisome Pestilence

“Surely he shall deliver us from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence,” declares David in the 91st Psalm. Indeed, he proclaims, we may find refuge under the shadow of the Almighty. Pestilence is not a word we encounter often in our contemporary vernacular. Likely it is due to the fact that […]