King David Tag Archive

Keep Texting Me.

Remain in Me and I will remain in you. John 15:4 An unexpected text from my daughter alerted me that her anxiety had followed her clear up to Boston. It went to work the first few days of her five-week summer intensive at Boston Ballet. She didn’t know why but was clearly under attack this […]

Dance Anyway.

You turned my wailing into dancing… Psalm 30:11a The word DaNcE evokes romantic thoughts of celebration, fun, laughter — thus the reason it isn’t customary to dance at a funeral (even when said funeral is billed as ‘A celebration of the life of, say, Sally Sue because everybody knows Sally Sue is now dancing up […]

When Kings Go Off to War…

In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army…but David remained in Jerusalem.” II Samuel 11:1 It was spring, the time when kings go off to war. But King David chose instead to hang back at his palace, sit […]