For those of you praying along with me for miracles these forty days, please read aloud this Psalm with my name and ask God to reveal new feeling and function in my body.
Psalm 103 (NIV)
1 Laura Praise the Lord, my soul;
all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
2 Laura Praise the Lord, my soul,
and forget not all his benefits—
3 who forgives all your sins
and heals all your diseases,
4 who redeems your life from the pit
and crowns you with love and compassion,
5 who satisfies your desires with good things
so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
6 The Lord works righteousness
and justice for all the oppressed.
7 He made known his ways to Moses,
his deeds to the people of Israel:
8 The Lord is compassionate and gracious,
slow to anger, abounding in love.
9 He will not always accuse,
nor will he harbor his anger forever;
10 he does not treat us as our sins deserve
or repay us according to our iniquities.
11 For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
so great is his love for those who fear him;
12 as far as the east is from the west,
so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
13 As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him;
14 for he knows how we are formed,
he remembers that we are dust.
15 The life of mortals is like grass,
they flourish like a flower of the field;
16 the wind blows over it and it is gone,
and its place remembers it no more.
17 But from everlasting to everlasting
the Lord’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children—
18 with those who keep his covenant
and remember to obey his precepts.
19 Laura The Lord has established his throne in heaven,
and his kingdom rules over all.
20 Laura Praise the Lord, you his angels, you mighty ones who do his bidding, who obey his word.
21 Laura Praise the Lord, all his heavenly hosts,
you his servants who do his will.
22 Laura Praise the Lord, all his works everywhere in his dominion.
Laura Praise the Lord, my soul.