Participants in creation
October 12, 2023
Nestled among the “whences” and ‘comeths’ of Psalm 121 (KJV) lies a calmness and certainty that draws us when times are difficult and trying. The archaic lingual forms embedded in scripture bring a sense of comfort and permanence, familiarity that transcends even the narrowest constructions of faith, and shaping our relation to the Divine. It is beloved scripture, an attempt to quantify the unquantifiable.
What better images to employ than those of mountains rising from the pedestrian plains of everyday life, seemingly unchanging in form from one moment to the next? Seasonal cha...