Jan 21, 2012

A SONG OF RECOVERY: For those who struggle with addiction(s) -- ¨you have turned my wailing into dancing¨ The Daily Office, Josh Thomas

A Song of Recovery/Psalm 30

I will exalt you, O LORD,
because you have lifted me up *
and have not let my enemies triumph over me.

O LORD my God, I cried out to you, *
and you restored me to health.


You brought me up, O LORD, from the dead; *
you restored my life as I was going down to the grave.


Sing to the LORD, you servants of his; *
give thanks for the remembrance of his holiness.


For his wrath endures but the twinkling of an eye, *
his favor for a lifetime.


Weeping may spend the night, *
but joy comes in the morning.


While I felt secure, I said,
“I shall never be disturbed. *

You, LORD, with your favor, made me as strong as the mountains.”
Then you hid your face, *
and I was filled with fear.


I cried to you, O LORD; *
I pleaded with the Lord, saying,
“What profit is there in my blood, if I go down to the Pit? *
will the dust praise you or declare your faithfulness?


Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me; *
O LORD, be my helper.”


You have turned my wailing into dancing; *
you have put off my sack-cloth and clothed me with joy.


Therefore my heart sings to you without ceasing; *
O LORD my God, I will give you thanks for ever.

·  Thanks be to God
·  Thanks be to Josh Thomas, ¨For Addicts¨
·  Thanks to the Daily Office, HERE

3 comments:

JCF said...

Thank you, Higher Power.

Grandmère Mimi said...

A good many of us are in recovery of one sort or another. Thanks for the lovely song.

Leonardo Ricardo said...

Thanks to Josh!