Voices Together

Psalm 119:37

Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things; give me life in your ways.

"Turn your eyes upon Jesus,/ Look full in His wonderful face/ And the things of earth will grow strangely dim/ in the light of his glory and grace."

So true, Lord, yet sometimes so difficult. Satan waves a subtle flag of distractions before me, sometimes just with a promise of a few moments of relaxation or with the indulgence of a bit of grumbling about a problem I'm having. And there I go, lost my focus, forgot my purpose here, off on my own path and forgetting where life truly is.

Turn my eyes, Lord, full-on Your wonderful face. And teach me to keep them there!

Today's readings in the Psalms:

Morning: Psalm 118

Mid-day: 119:121-128

Evening: Psalm 44

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John Nunnikhoven

John Nunnikhoven is a member of The Fellowship of Ailbe and has begun working toward what, Lord willing, will become a re-awakening of the Church as a body directed into living the Kingdom in the here and now as it awaits the yet to come.