The Fast I Choose

Shout out, do not hold back!   Lift up your voice like a trumpet!Announce to my people their rebellion,   to the house of Jacob their sins.Yet day after day they seek me   and delight to know my ways,as if they were a nation that practiced righteousness   and did not forsake the ordinance of their God;they ask of me righteous judgements,   theyContinue reading “The Fast I Choose”

Sadness Makes Room for Joy

Blow the trumpet in Zion;   sound the alarm on my holy mountain!Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble,   for the day of the Lord is coming, it is near—2 a day of darkness and gloom,   a day of clouds and thick darkness!Like blackness spread upon the mountains   a great and powerful army comes;their like has never been fromContinue reading “Sadness Makes Room for Joy”