Going to a park where deer are is an added attraction – one of our favourite walks is one where we try and spot deer roaming on the heath. Occasionally seeing deer triggers the beginning of psalm 42.1 – as the deer pants for the water so my soul longs after you… It is in reality more likely to be the song that enters my head as there seems to be a melody attached to the words!
It would not be true to say that everyday my soul longs after God as the psalmist suggests it might. There are days when this is so but there are days when it seems quicker to eat a biscuit or some chocolate to satisfy some emotional need. Today I want it to be God I long after….