And It Is Wonderful

“Starchild” from Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

Psalm 139:13-14 says…

13 For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.

This portion of Psalm 139 is about God and us – in that order. And it is wonderful.

Biblically, God is always the initiator. In verse 13 of this Psalm, God forms us. This combination of creating and giving life is intrinsic to God. It’s who he is. Continue reading “And It Is Wonderful”

Re Sonnet 73

It’s hanging on the wall. The Fender Jazz Bass my father gave me 40 years ago.

It’s a beautiful instrument, capable of such depths of tone and feeling. It has its quirks. The strings are set a bit too high. It takes forever to reach the lowest notes.

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