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Reflection: As the deer pants

I have a necktie which I love to wear. It is a beautiful mixture of brown and green. It has a stream, with four deer standing beside it. Psalm 42:1, "As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God" is printed on it. I have long loved that verse, but upon a more careful reading of Psalm 42, I have changed my interpretation of it. I will continue to wear that tie because of its beauty, but not because I want it to be true in my life.

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