praying the Psalms: Psalm 131

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Psalm 131

Lord,

Humble my heart; too easily I let self-righteousness rule.

Focus my eyes; it’s so tempting to look at physical circumstances and judge, compare.

Captivate my mind; I chronically over-think and analyze until I trust my own thoughts over Your perspective.

Holy Spirit, come and soothe my frenzied soul.

Quiet my inner life until I can finally listen, breathe easily.

I long to rest in Your arms like a child who knows no striving or fear of lack, but is simply and deeply content to be in their Mother’s embrace.

Today, and each day You give,

I choose to trust Your care for me.

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Psalm 131: A Petition, contributed by Kirsten Nickisch.

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