Do you need a temporary stop in your day?
How about a little rest from your list?
Yeah, me too.
One way I renew my heart is by reading scripture.
Sometimes pausing to read scripture, pray, and acknowledge God’s presence comes easily. And some days? Pausing is challenging.
Maybe you can relate?
When I get stuck in a spiritual rut or need motivation to read scripture, I open my Bible to Psalms. The book of Psalms, found right in the center of the Bible, encourages me to pause, renews my spirit, and centers my mind on the eternal.
Here’s why I love Psalms:
The writer, David, wrestles with his emotions.
Maybe you wrestle emotionally, too?
David brings all he feels before the Lord with raw honesty.
Perhaps you need his example like I do?
The language of the book expands my vocabulary of praise.
Could you use some praise vocabulary, too?
The book of Psalms gives me a deeper understanding of God’s character and the language to articulate it.
And I’m wondering if you’d like to join me?
Not because I’m an expert on on the character of God or because my words fully articulate our Creator.
But because I really love inspiring you to renew your heart.
Lingering over the words of the Psalms refreshes my soul.
And I’m guessing you could use some spiritual refreshment, too.
Amidst the daily decisions, duties, and demands flooding your inbox, my desire is for these invitations to guide you into the presence of the One who holds all things in his capable hands.
Would you pause with me?
Every week (or almost every week — thanks in advance for grace), I’ll send a 3-minute pause straight to your inbox, which includes:
- Passage from Psalms
- A key verse + thoughts
- Reflection questions
You may want to linger longer or delve deeper. And you may not.
Either way, let’s pause to dwell on truth and let our hearts linger in God’s quiet presence.
Sign up in the form below (if you’re already a subscriber, you’ll automatically receive the Weekly Pause).
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