A review of Journaling for the Soul by Deborah Haddix

Sunday Scripture ~ Psalm 119:18

August overwhelms the senses with brilliant hues of color and light; the vibrant aroma of growing things alongside their fresh taste and crunch; bird song in early morning; the persistent peepers in the evening; and the haunting cry of a loon after dark.

Maybe it’s because of all this–or because we fill our summer daylight with busy-ness from dawn to dusk–that this prayer from Psalm 119:18 belongs on the front page of our summer song books:

Open my eyes that I may see
Wondrous things from your law.

There is no beauty to rival Truth, wondrous in all seasons.

Anticipating a fresh dose of truth on this Sunday morning,

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Michele Morin

Michele Morin is a teacher, blogger, reader, and gardener who finds joy in sitting at a table surrounded by women with open Bibles. She has been married to an unreasonably patient husband for nearly 30 years, and together they have four sons, two daughters-in-love, two grandchildren, and one lazy St. Bernard. Michele loves hot tea and well-crafted sentences, poems that stop her in her tracks and days at the ocean with the whole family. She laments biblical illiteracy and advocates for the prudent use of “little minutes.” She blogs at Living Our Days, and you can connect with her on Facebook or Twitter.

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