Imagine in your mind’s eye,
imagine a still and quiet night. A crescent moon drifts slowly overhead. There is a faint demarcation between heaven and earth. You are miles from the nearest person and town. It is quiet and you are alone, at peace with the wonders of creation.
Imagine, the terrain is treacherous, yet the night is quiet. You feel at peace. You know the perils that lurk in darkness. Still you are fearless, and at peace on this spectacular night.
Imagine in your heart
Imagine, you are a shepherd in ancient Judah. You are David, son of Jesse. And, in a burst of inspiration, you pen the words that are destined to become the most quoted and memorable words of Scripture for centuries to come:
The Lord is my shepherd; I lack nothing.
He makes me lie down in green pastures,
He leads me beside quiet waters,
He refreshes my soul.
He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.
Even though I walk through the darkest valley,
I will fear no evil, for you are with me.
Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies.
You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the