Lent - Day 35: Linger

On this Monday of Holy Week, take a moment to consider the events of this week as a whole. 
Where did your mind stop? 
What is it that draws your attention?
Linger there for a moment.

Psalm 145
[1]   I will extol you, my God and King,   
         and bless your name forever and ever.   
[2]   Every day I will bless you,   
         and praise your name forever and ever.   
[3]   Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised;   
         his greatness is unsearchable.

[4]   One generation shall laud your works to another,   
         and shall declare your mighty acts.   
[5]   On the glorious splendor of your majesty,   
         and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.   
[6]   The might of your awesome deeds shall be proclaimed,   
         and I will declare your greatness.   
[7]   They shall celebrate the fame of your abundant goodness,   
         and shall sing aloud of your righteousness.

[8]   The Lord is gracious and merciful,   
         slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.   
[9]   The Lord is good to all,   
         and his compassion is over all that he has made.

[10]  All your works shall give thanks to you, O Lord,   
         and all your faithful shall bless you.   
[11]  They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom,   
         and tell of your power,   
[12]  to make known to all people your mighty deeds,   
         and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.   
[13]  Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,   
         and your dominion endures throughout all generations.

    The Lord is faithful in all his words,   
         and gracious in all his deeds.   
[14]  The Lord upholds all who are falling,   
         and raises up all who are bowed down.   
[15]  The eyes of all look to you,   
         and you give them their food in due season.   
[16]  You open your hand,   
         satisfying the desire of every living thing.   
[17]  The Lord is just in all his ways,   
         and kind in all his doings.   
[18]  The Lord is near to all who call on him,   
         to all who call on him in truth.   
[19]  He fulfills the desire of all who fear him;   
         he also hears their cry, and saves them.   
[20]  The Lord watches over all who love him,   
         but all the wicked he will destroy.

[21]  My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord,   
         and all flesh will bless his holy name forever and ever.

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