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The Lord says, “As a mother comforts 
her child, so I will comfort you.” - Isaiah 66:13 (NRSV)

“My translation says something different here,” my co-leader said. We were leading a discussion on Psalm 91 and its comparison of God to a fortress that can protect and shield us. But we began by talking about the bird imagery in verse 4. Our German language Bibles had contained very...

Today's Prayer
God, our protector and sustainer, thank you for caring for us, your children. Thank you for images that give us a deeper understanding of you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hosea 11:1-4

Thought for the Day

God is both mother and father for us.

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