Sunday, 13 February 2011
Psalms: Rediscovering The Undiscovered
Delving into the Psalms will reveal to me every emotion I possess. I find it incredibly easy to build a wall around myself defending my vulnerability, but incredibly hard to allow the defensive bricks to be knocked down. My wall receives regular repointing and it's a part of my personality that I hope the Psalms will knock through. I want them to penetrate my soul and lead me to a better understanding of myself and of the God I seek to trust.
As I read the Psalms I hope the words I meditate on will be an articulation of my own thoughts, revealing my hopes, my joys, my fears, my disappointments, my praise and my confidences in God. I hope they will reveal to me a path to leading a more Godly life in terms of both my behaviours and my attitudes. I want to appreciate and develop a love for a book I've long avoided and no matter who I am, where I am or what my current situation is, I long for the Psalms to reflect the thoughts of my heart and treading into them is going to be both an exciting and challenging journey.