Praying the Psalms

Archive for December, 2011

Genesis 2.9

And from the ground the Lord G-d caused to grow

every tree that was pleasing to the sight and good for food,

with the Tree of Life in the middle of the garden,

and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2.9

Tehillim/Psalms 4.2


Answer me when I call,

O G’d, my vindicator!

You freed me from distress;

have mercy on me and hear my prayer.

Tehillim/Psalms 4.2

Genesis 8.22


While the earth remains,

Seedtime and harvest,

And cold and heat,

And summer and winter,

And day and night Shall not cease.

-Genesis 8:22-


Tehillim/Psalms 8.2


O Lord, our Lord,

How majestic is Your name throughout the earth,

You who have covered the heavens with Your splendor!

Tehillim/Psalms 8.2

2 Samuel 23.3b-4


He who rules people justly,

He who rules in awe of G-d

is like the light of morning at sunrise,

a morning without clouds ~

[bringing] vegetation out of the earth.

2 Samuel 23.3b-4