Psalm 96, 25Dec13

Christmas Day at South Woden is a joyful and sometimes fairly noisy event. True, some of our membership are travelling away from Canberra: we shall miss you but wish you safe and happy visits. On the other hand, relatives, friends and particularly children and children's children (bearing new gifts) appear from far away places. Some of … Continue reading Psalm 96, 25Dec13

Psalm 80, 22Dec13

Psalm 80 is a cry for restoration by the 'Shepherd of Israel, leading Joseph like a flock'. As strife continues all around, the singer seeks a more peaceable zone, perhaps by the still waters and safe pastures of other familiar psalms. The psalmist invokes the Creator's strength and justice to intervene and bring safety to the … Continue reading Psalm 80, 22Dec13