Monthly Archives: July 2011

Magnificat!

Luke 1:46-55 as interpreted by Deborah Beach Giordano © July 19, 2011 And Mary said, “I can do this thing – I will do this thing – because the Mighty One has chosen me, and has infused my spirit with … Continue reading

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Psalm 18: I Love You, My Salvation

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 18, 2011 I love You, my Source of Strength, my Sanctuary, my Fortress, my Garden. My God, my armor, my shield, my shout of triumph and soft whisper of assurance; there are not words enough … Continue reading

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A Prayer to Peace

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 9, 2011 Holy Peace, come to us, abide with us, dwell in our hearts now and forever we pray. Spirit of Peace, You are as gentle as a butterfly ~ and as elusive. You appear … Continue reading

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“I Will Step on You to Win”

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 6, 2011 “I will step on you to win” warns the tee shirt worn by smug adolescents spending their inheritance on clothing stained with the sweat of weary Chinese children and imprisoned Christians, funding a … Continue reading

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Psalm 139

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 3, 2011 Lord, you have searched and discovered me: you’ve seen through my disguises and dissembling; the masks I wear, the acts I put on, the lies I tell – even the ones I tell … Continue reading

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Saying No to Fear

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 1, 2011 Fear God! thunders the prophet – and the people cringe and cover their faces; Fear God! shouts the preacher – and the people tremble and lower their eyes, Fear God! demands the zealot … Continue reading

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