One surprise with praying through the Psalms in numerical order is the occasional surprise. The confluence of Psalm 36 with police brutality was welcome. I stayed with that text for a bit longer than usual–a priest friend recommended listening carefully and repeatedly to God’s voice if necessary.
A few choice words from the Psalmist this morning:
Do not fret because of the wicked;
do not be envious of wrongdoers,
for they will soon fade like the grass,
and wither like the green herb. (37:1-2, NRSV)
I’m not feeling fretful about politics. Disgusted, yes. Angry too. But the reminder that soon the American GOP and its enablers will fade like …