What do we say when we don’t know what to say?

“Why are you cast down, O my soul?
And why are you disquieted within me?”

The couplet from the repeating refrain of Psalms 42-43 almost perfectly captures the often-overlooked biblical genre of lament, a form of prayer that directly and honestly brings one’s complaints to God….And one we almost never use.

(Read the full post at joewebbwrites.com)

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