—How trustingly the Psalmist said, “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil” (Psalms 23:4). Wouldn’t everyone long to walk through the “valley” of any difficulty without fear, and to emerge with a greater understanding of God, divine Love, than before?My mother had a meaningful experience praying with this psalm some years ago.
—Presumably, you are reading this issue of the Journal because you find its contents helpful—helpful in a deeply spiritual way. Hopefully you find that it lifts thought above the common outlook of materialism to the realities of God and His true, spiritual creation—a creation which we all are part of and which God has from eternity pronounced “very good” (Genesis 1:31).
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Today's Daily Lift
—Melanie Wahlberg, CS, from Lake Forest, California, USA.
—Evan Mehlenbacher, CSB, shares some powerful examples of the prayer that heals, in this talk from a lecture series filmed in Pasco, Washington.
—Chat replay from November 25.
—Tune in on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:30 – 9:30 PM EST, for the second of three Radical Acts live chats. Alex Cook and Kate Robertson talk about REACHing OUT to people who feel hopeless.