Beside Still Waters

I love this post. I also recommend the Psalms read and prayed in the book “The Abbey Psalter.” This post is from my fellow blogger @

Padre's Ramblings


The Psalm of David (Psalm 23) often noted for its opening line “The Lord is my shepherd,” is one of the most quoted passages of the Bible.  It is used at funerals, and in times of trial, and it reassures us of God’s loving kindness. It reads,

“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures,
he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the…

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