Do You Rulers Speak Justly? A reflection on Psalm 58

1 Do you rulers indeed speak justly?    Do you judge people with equity?2 No, in your heart you devise injustice,    and your hands mete out violence on the earth. The gift of the psalms is that they are always relevant. Even King David, the named writer of the 58th Psalm, knew that justice was not a feature that rulers…

A Capacity for Love and Hate

I have spent the past month basking in the glow of love. As I am sure most people who have been married can attest to, the experience of joining your life together with another, celebrating with your family and closest friends, then running away to be alone with your beloved is well-beyond description. How do…